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Moorhen chick

Moorhen chick
The Rescue - a moorhen chick had got onto it's back in the water (little leggies up in the air flapping!). We managed to collect it in a bucket, turn it over, and release it back to its mother.

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Canada geese

Canada geese

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Mute swan cygnets

Mute swan cygnets

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Great crested grebe

Great crested grebe

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Working pair

Working pair
These (ex-)working boats are running "breasted-up". This is only possible on a wide canal. Whilst working boats were once a common sight, they are now a rarity.

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Cormorants on radio mast

Cormorants on radio mast

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County Asylum

County Asylum County Asylum

County Asylum
This building at the top of the Hanwell flight, was originally the County Asylum. It is now the Ealing Hospital. The 3rd picture shows where the old Asylum Wharf entrance once was - now bricked up.

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BW running water down the system

Overflowing lock

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Boatname

Boatname
Boat, moored in Paddington Basin, named in memory of Brunel (Paddington being on the GWR)

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Paddington Station

Paddington Station

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Chinese Restaurant Boat

Chinese Restaurant Boat
Moored at Cumberland Basin

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Pat & Freddie working lock

Pat & Freddie working lock

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Olympic 2012 Stadium

Olympic 2012 Stadium

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Brewery on River Lee

Brewery on River Lee

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Artwork

Artwork
Several pieces of artwork have been created using rubbish from the canal

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Entrance to Regent's Canal

Entrance to Regent's Canal

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Thames Barge

Thames Barge

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Little Venice

Little Venice

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BW Office, Paddington

BW Office, Paddington

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Grove Bridge

Grove Bridge
Cassiobury Park was once owned by the Earls of Essex, and Grove Park by the Earls of Clarendon. Several decorative bridges were built to placate the landowners. The whole area is a "Stubb's" landscape. (see also next photo)

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Grove Bridge - Plaque

Plaque
The bridge was renovated in 1987 - this plaque marks the event. (see also previous photo)

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Reed Warbler

Reed Warbler

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