HistoryPoints News

Apr 6, 2019

By boat beneath Queen Street

Thousands of shoppers walk along Cardiff's Queen Street every day, but few probably realise canal boats used to travel under the street. Now you can use your mobile to scan QR codes on the signpost outside Queen's Arcade ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

shopping centre to see an old photo of the lock where boats from Pontypridd and further north were lowered to enter Crockherbtown tunnel - which was so narrow that the boats had to be hauled along manually by the boatmen. You can also see the photo and information about the tunnel and lock by clicking here