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Mary Seacole Memorial Park

There’s a place in West London where three ages of transportation converge. An ancient road, Scrubs Lane, crosses the 200-year old Paddington Arm of the Grand Union Canal. One hundred meters further is a railroad bridge, built to carry Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s Great Western Railway.

How we got here…

In 1761 Francis Egerton, the 3rd Duke of Bridgewater, built England’s first modern canal, revolutionising transport, and triggering an investment boom that transformed the nation. Two and a half centuries later his innovation reverberates in the form of 2000 miles of canals and towpaths...

Who we are…

Your Canal Boat CIC was created in the belief that the canals are one of London’s great and still under-utilised resources. We see the canal boat experience as a tool to address chronic educational and environmental challenges.

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