New work by ‘River’ Banksy revealed

April 29, 2017

River Banksy
A new work by ‘River’ Banksy has been discovered at Abingdon Lock. Previous works included a crocodile, pooh bear, and a menagerie of animals on the island. Now the biggest work yet – a giraffe – has been discovered. It takes River Banksy’s work to a whole new level.
River Banksy
That is not all that is new at the lock. A defibrillator machine has also been installed. Hopefully it will never be needed but, if it is, it could save a life.
River Banksy
Otherwise life near the lock continues much as normal. One of the Salter’s steamers came through while I was there – an out of season hire. The season begins on 27th May. The Salter Steamer service between Abingdon and Oxford runs 7 days a week, from 27th May to 10th September 2017 – timetable here.

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2 Comments Leave a Comment

  • 1. Chris John  |  April 30, 2017 at 10:07 am

    Ah I wondered what was under the cover, never thought it was a giraffe. The lock truely is a great place to visit

  • 2. Captainkaos2  |  April 30, 2017 at 12:50 pm

    Yup, best on the Thames by far !

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