See inside a lock

Visitors to Camden lock have the chance to take a tour before restoration work starts.

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Canal tours offer a glimpse into lock workings

A tour group explores the lock Credit: ITV News

It's been under water for almost two centuries, but today visitors to one of north London's locks got a rare chance - to take a tour inside.

The lock's pipework Credit: ITV News

Camden Lock has been drained for restoration work, exposing the structure of the chamber.

The gates that have been there since 1818 will be replaced Credit: ITV News

It'll cost 130 thousand pounds to replace both sets of gates and repair the timber work.

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