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Hertford Union Canal

The Hertford Union Canal is just 2km long running through Hackney in East London

What’s on Nearby

IWA London Walks guide, Charlie Forman
Limehouse Basin

Facts & Stats

3 locks

The Hertford Union Canal has 3 locks

2 miles

The navigable length of the canal is just two miles.


The year the canal was opened

Waterway Notes

Waterway news

Hammersmith Bridge

Hammersmith Bridge, an iconic heritage structure, is at risk from disagreements over funding and climate change.