The 2020 programme is now past. We will be launching the 2021 programme mid August 2021

  • The drained canal in Camberwell
  • Greenland Dock Today
  • Pepys Estate
  •  Alsop and Störmer's Peckham Library
  • Adam Kossowski mosaic at the North Peckham Civic Centre
  • Map of the Canal and surroundings

The lost canals and hidden industry of SE London

John Rennie

169 Rotherhithe Street, SE16 5SZ

Travel Information

Nearest tube: Canada Water, Rotherhithe
Nearest train: Canada Water, Rotherhithe
From Rotherhithe to Peckham we will follow the route of the Grand Surrey Canal, a waterway lost to the expanding city in the 70s. From waste incinerators to public libraries, this tour takes in some fascinating sights across SE London.


Original design
John Rennie, 1807
Online, Event, Walk/tour
Victorian, Contemporary, Post-war