TQ3380 : Narrow boat entering St Katharine Lock

taken 36 years ago, near to Bermondsey, Southwark, Great Britain

Narrow boat entering St Katharine Lock
Narrow boat entering St Katharine Lock
The Mallard of Hertford enters the lock from the River Thames, which leads into St Katharine Docks.
St Katharine Docks
St Katharine Docks were one of the commercial docks serving London, on the north side of the river Thames just east (downstream) of the Tower of London and Tower Bridge. They were part of the Port of London, in the area now known as the Docklands, and are now a popular housing and leisure complex.
The docks were officially opened in 1828 but never fully recovered after being badly damaged by German bombing during the Second World War and in 1968 were sold to the Greater London Council. Most of the original warehouses were demolished and mostly replaced by modern commercial buildings in the early 1970s, with the docks themselves becoming a marina. The development has often been cited as a model example of successful urban redevelopment.
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TQ3380, 5838 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
1983   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 6 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Docks, Harbours 
Primary Subject of Photo
Dock 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3388 8033 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.3631N 0:4.3416W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3389 8035
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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