Video: When Were London's Canals Built?

By Geoff Marshall Last edited 80 months ago

Last Updated 02 October 2017

Video: When Were London's Canals Built?

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:

And if animated timelines float your (canal) boat, here's one showing how the tube map developed.