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A new page added in the Photos by Canal/Thames – Reading to Oxford.

A new page added in the Photos by Canal/Thames – Windsor to Reading


A photographic look at the refurbisment of a historic canalside pub…

A new page added in the Photos by Canal/Kennet & Avon – Newbury to Reading.

A new page added in the Photos by Canal/Kennet & Avon – Honeystreet to Newbury.

View east from Sheepcote Street Bridge with the new Library of B

Floating Market After last September’s launch near Brindleyplace, the event was deemed so successful that six additional events have been organised in 2014.


Richard Parry, CEO of the Canal & River Trust, is known as someone who gets out and about. Recently he took an interest in the Diagonal Lock.

Kennet & Avon,Newbury

Somebody up there loves me! Well it seems that way at the moment… I booked 4 nights in a hotel in Newbury on 20 February. The purpose was to provide a base for a photoshoot of the Kennet & Avon Canal (from Honeystreet to Reading) and the upper Thames (from Windsor to Oxford). On my […]

There were other things beside boats.

I visited the event on 3 May, a Saturday and hence a shopping day and therefore, I imagine, less people would visit. I was right! So some realistic historical photos were possible.


Things were quiet during late morning at Ashted Locks on the short 1500m 6 lock Digbeth Branch canal in Birmingham.My aim was to take photos of the progress of the construction of the new Birmingham City University buildings; such progress as there was in the past 6 weeks since my last visit was uninspiring. Would anything happen to brighten my visit?