Photos of London
Not So Famous Places Page 6

Photo of Grand Union Canal , click for larger image

One branch of the Grand Union Canal runs from Limehouse Basin in East London, follows an arc through East and North London, before leaving London near Alperton. At Little Venice (nearest Tube Warwick Avenue), dozens of Narrow Boats that have been converted to homes are permanently moored. . . .
Photo of Westway, click for larger image

. . . . however through most of its length, apart from a few joggers and dog walkers, the canal seems forgotten. Here the Westway sweeps overhead. . . .

Photo of Tree, click for larger image

. . . . but after trudging through miles of dereliction and decay you come across a tree like this that makes the whole walk worthwhile!

Photo of Hop Factors, click for larger image
Photo of Hop Factors, click for larger image

This lovely old building is on Borough High Street SE1, just south of London Bridge. The hop factors would have supplied hops to the many breweries that once existed around this part of the River Thames.

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