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Join us for an online talk about the Historic Docks in Liverpool, presented by Bill Froggatt.

Liverpool had the first commercial wet dock in the world, and the docks there grew to be one of the most important docks in the world. This talk will look at why and how the docks developed here, and at the parallel development of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal in Liverpool.

Bill Froggatt is a heritage adviser in the Canal & River Trust North West Region Heritage and Environment team and has worked for the Trust for almost six years. His role is to help the Trust to protect the historic significance of the built heritage on the canals and waterways in Lancashire, specifically the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, the Lancaster Canal and the historic docks in Liverpool. He has a keen interest in the history of the waterways.

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IWA Lancashire & Cumbria Branch
Event Dates

Thursday 26th November 2020

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Online

Historic Docks of Liverpool

Join us for an online talk about the Historic Docks in Liverpool, presented by Bill Froggatt.

Liverpool had the first commercial wet dock in the world, and the docks there grew to be one of the most important docks in the world. This talk will look at why and how the docks developed here, and at the parallel development of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal in Liverpool.

Bill Froggatt is a heritage adviser in the Canal & River Trust North West Region Heritage and Environment team and has worked for the Trust for almost six years. His role is to help the Trust to protect the historic significance of the built heritage on the canals and waterways in Lancashire, specifically the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, the Lancaster Canal and the historic docks in Liverpool. He has a keen interest in the history of the waterways.

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7:30pm

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