Hanover Quay

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The area known as Hanover Quay is in recognition of the twinning of Bristol with Hanover in 1947. From at least 1250 until recent times it was known as Cannons Marsh.

Sea Banks Nicholas Pocock Canons Marsh 1792

The Cannons Marsh Wharves were developed in the 1890s.

Cannons Marsh 1921
Cannons Marsh 1921
Canons Marsh 1930
Cannons Marsh 1930
Cannons Marsh from Wapping Wharf 1933 RW
Cannons Wharf from Wapping Wharf 1933 – Reece Winstone
Floating Harbour by George Cumberland C 1810


Cannons Marsh 1946
PBA1718 Discharging wood-pulp from Stalheim over side to craft at Y Shed. Dockers unloading bales on barge. 1952
PBA1835 SS Leoville from France at Z Shed, Canons Marsh.

Beyond, at Y Shed, is SS Stalheim from Norway with wood-pulp. BR pannier tank loco working.

PBAP204 1970 16-ton derrick crane and crane No 7 at Canons Marsh; Canons Marsh tobacco warehouse behind. Now the site of Lloyds amphitheatre; only the old crane tower at far right remains.
PBA1922 Finnish liner Laura Dan (Lauritzen Line) at City Docks discharging woodpulp and paper, tug Conroy alongside. 1953
PBA1963, Suderau loading general cargo at A Shed, Norderau loading coke at Gas Works.

Vessel in background loading coke at Gas Works jetty.

PBA1836.  “Breezand” loading coke at the Gas Works jetty, City Docks 1953
Redshank with Cannons Marsh in the background 1970s
Mogambo 74m Luxury Yacht 2012 Hanover Quay
Mogambo 74m Luxury Yacht at Hanover Quay 2012
Harbour Inlet Marina 2018
Harbour Inlet Marina 2018