Cumberland Basin (London)
The Cumberland Arm (or Cumberland Market Branch) was a 1-kilometre (0.6 mi) long stretch of canal that connected Cumberland Basin to the Regent's Canal( which passes through the present site of the car park of London Zoo). The Cumberland Turn junction with the Regent's Canal is still visible with the short stub-end of the arm remaining housing the Feng Shang Floating Restaurant.
During the war, the arm was used to supply water to fire pumps attending fires through the West End. By 1948 the arm and basin were filled in with rubble from demolished buildings following World War II.
Some street lamps associated with the arm remain on Gloucester Gate Bridge above the Main Line of the Regent's Canal just west of Cumberland Turn.
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