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Children playing on canal


About this memory

When Wester Hailes was built, the 1 mile section of the canal that ran through the area was closed overdue to safety concerns. The canal therefore halted in a pool of water just outside the two sides of the community.

Author or artist: Sentinel photo


Wester Hailes

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