Regent's Canal facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Regents Canal
Regents Canal, London, England -Islington tunnel-21March2010.jpg
West portal of the Islington tunnel
Specifications
Length 8.6 miles (13.8 km)
Maximum boat length 78 ft 0 in (23.77 m)
Maximum boat beam 14 ft 6 in (4.42 m)
Locks 13
Status Open
Navigation authority Canal and River Trust
History
Principal engineer James Morgan
Date of act 1812
Construction began 14 October 1812
Date of first use 1816 (1816)
Date completed 1 Aug 1820
Geography
Start point Paddington Arm
(Grand Union Canal)
End point River Thames
(Limehouse)
Branch(es) Hertford Union Canal
Limehouse Cut

Regent's Canal is a canal in England. It runs through Camden. It is part of the London Canal Network.

Images for kids


Regent's Canal Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.