Tuesday, 6 July 2010

Kensal Green to Paddington Basin

Set off Monday morning, luckily we found moorings this time in Paddington Basin. Now time for us to hit London, unfortunately Rog has to pay a visit to the A & E at St. Mary’s to have his toe looked at.

019Heatherwick Studio’s Rolling Bridge, adjacent to our mooring

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Spans an inlet of the Grand Union canal at Paddington Basin

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The bridge is now transformed into an octagon that now stands one side of the canal

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Our moorings for seven days, awaiting the arrival of mum and dad

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Working boats, getting ready to be loaded with gravel

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All loaded full of gravel, ready to go to Atherstone, 120 miles away

3 comments:

Ali said...

The bridge looks great, who operates it? I had read about the working boats removing the gravel yesterday, bet it was a great sight! Looks like you are having a great time visiting the sites, got good weather yet again!!!

We had a lovely time on the Mons & Brec, didn't want to come back!

Ali

p-millhouse said...

great pics,cant wait to join you

Karen (nb Serenity) said...

The security guys show it off on Friday's at a certain time, but for some reason they were testing it when we arrived.
Missed the working boats leaving, but they have been loading for a few days.
Glad you enjoyed your holiday, it's getting a bit worrying now with all the closures around.
xx