The talk examines why the Wey & Arun Canal was built and traces the route from Shalford to Pulborough and beyond. Facts and figures about the infrastructure (locks, bridges and aqueducts) are given. The decline, fall and restoration; together with plans for the future are also discussed. The talk will be given by Simon Knapman of the Wey and Arun Canal Trust.
SIHG Zoom meeting: A Journey along London's Lost Route to the Sea
Thursday, 13 April, 2023 - 10:00