Have you been watching our videos about the secrets to be found along London's canals? As a companion piece, we've put together this animated timeline showing when the canals were built and when they closed (and also which railway lines now run above them...).
Catch up with our canal series now:
- Video: Secrets Of London's Canals – Limehouse To Kingsland
- Video: Secrets Of London's Canals – City Road To Camden
- Video: Secrets Of London's Canals – Camden To Little Venice And Beyond
And if animated timelines float your (canal) boat, here's one showing how the tube map developed.