The 2019 programme is now past. We will be launching the 2020 programme mid August 2020.

View from the lock

Brentford Canal Toll House and Gauging Lock

Unknown

place
Access off High Street, Brentford, TW8 8EE

Travel Information

train
Nearest train: Brentford
directions_bus
Bus routes: 195, 235, 237, 267, E2, E8
Single-storey canal toll house (1911) where tolls were collected for passing through the lock. Grand Junction Canal connected the Thames at Brentford to the Industrial Midlands in 1794 at the height of the industrial revolution.

Design

Original design
Unknown, 1911
Type
Infrastructure/engineering
Period
Edwardian