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HomeLiving AfloatConverted barges and their moorings • Converted barges in London

Converted barges in London (#1)

London, most likely the most expensive city in Europe to live. Not only are the house prices so high, finding a barge with mooring for sale in London is not even nearly as unaffordable as that of a house. Still, barges in the UK and especially in London are quiet expensive because of the high demand and the low availability. Most barges in London are converted Dutch barges...


The Admiraal Tromp, a Luxe Motor on a residential mooring


Another Luxe Motor on a residential mooring in London


Another Luxe Motor on a residential mooring in London


The 1911 built Luxe Motor Courage and a narrow boat on a mooring in Brentford


Several house boats on a residential mooring in London, the black boat is not an inland barge!


The same boats, another view. Typical in London the variety of houseboats


A clipper on a free mooring in London


The Speranto, one of the few spits barges in London


A converted tjalk on a residential mooring


Narrowboats can be found all over in the UK, here the Moonraker in London

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