The Radleys of the Lea

130 years of boatbuilding and rowing. By Clive Radley.


The V. Radley and Sons family boatbuilding business flourished by the River Lea in East London from 1840 to 1970 despite facing floods and two world wars.  The Radleys of the Lea tells the story of the family and is one of the few books about rowing and boatbuilding told from the boatbuilder’s viewpoint.  Forward by Chris Dodd, Rowing Historian.  Paperback 24.5cm x19cm

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