The Regents Canal through West London is my local waterway. This miscellany, mainly from the early 1970s, captures something of the mystique that, even today, lingers around this ribbon of water through the heart of London.

The former Henlys Garage between Camden Lock and Hawley Lock, circa 1977
More details of the sunken craft and general dereliction of the area in the late 1970s…
The 1920s frontage of the Henlys Garage prior to being bought by TV-am and converted into their headquarters by architect Terry Farrell.
Lawson’s Wharf, Camden, late 1960s(?)
ex. FMC ‘Vanguard’, employed on maintenance duties, Blomfield Terrace, close to Maida Vale tunnel, Regents Canal, c. 1952

 

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