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Featured Memory: The Canal, Portslade

As a young lad born in Shelldale Avenue, and having lived all my young life in Portslade, I used to spend many hours down by, and on the canal at Portslade. I loved seeing the ships, mainly coal-boats moored at the gas works and the old power station. There were timber boats, and various other vessels too, but I just loved the atmosphere and the smells of the then ...Read full memory

A memory of Portslade-By-Sea, Sussex shared by George Mower