The Croydon Canal closed in 1836 and ran from Croydon to New Cross on the Grand Surrey Canal.
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The Croydon Canal opened in 1809 and closed in 1836. It was the first canal to be abandoned by an Act of Parliament
The canal was 9.3 miles long (14.9km) when navigable
The Croydon Canal had 28 locks
Restoring the UK’s blue infrastructure – our inherited network of navigable canals and rivers – is good for people and places.
Hundreds of miles of waterways – along with their unique heritage and habitats – are currently starved of funding and rely on constant lobbying by us to safeguard their future.
Hammersmith Bridge, an iconic heritage structure, is at risk from disagreements over funding and climate change.
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