Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

7/6/2007

Canal link dig unveils historic artefacts in Liverpool

Construction of the new £20m Liverpool Canal Link is well underway with contractors Balfour Beatty building the first section at Pier Head.

For the first time in over a century canal boats will be able to navigate the current 127 mile Leeds & Liverpool Canal straight into the heart of Liverpool. The new canal link will bring major economic benefit to Liverpool, echoing a time past when the city’s docks were a transhipment hub for inland waterways freight. for more click here

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