NT1970 : Union Canal, Wester Hailes

near to Hermiston, Edinburgh, Great Britain

Union Canal, Wester Hailes.
Union Canal, Wester Hailes.
When they built the big Wester Hailes housing scheme the canal was destroyed severing the link with central Edinburgh and ending a long history of navigation.
Now boats are back, the canal was redug through the houses and is a real improvement to the area with wildlife and recreational use.
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Monday, 29 August, 2005   (more nearby)
Monday, 29 August, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 19 70 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.2492N 3:17.3805W
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