Sharpness Docks, Gloucestershire

Sharpness Docks, Gloucestershire
Photograph taken May 1951 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: so6602/2

Sharpness Docks were opened in 1827 as part of the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal. The canal was built to ship standard that ensured the longevity of the canal and Gloucester and Sharpness as commercial ports.