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Opening of Thurlwood Lock and Marston New Cut, Trent & Mersey Canal

British Waterways Board.

Opening of Thurlwood Lock and Marston New Cut, Trent & Mersey Canal

19 May 1958.

by British Waterways Board.

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Published by British Waterways in [U.K.] .
Written in English


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The Trent and Mersey Canal is a mile long canal ( km) in the East Midlands, West Midlands, and north-west of is a "narrow canal" for the vast majority of its length, but at the extremities to the east of Burton upon Trent and west of Middlewich, it is a wide canal. Morings on the Trent and Mersey Canal near the The Anderton Boat Lift is a two caisson lift lock near the village of Anderton, An engraving depicting a view of Burslem and Longport, Staffordshire with the river Trent and Mersey (Grand Trunk) Canal in the left foreground.

Trent & Mersey canal pubs and inns There is no shortage of canalside pubs along the Trent and Mersey Canal! The canal was one of the main arteries of the Industrial Revolution, taking raw materials into the Black Country, Midlands and Birmingham, and . Trent and Mersey Canal. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.

Visit the Heritage Centre for a fascinating insight into canal life during the 18th century. Fradley Junction- This is one of the most picturesque waterside scenes in the Midlands and is the spot where the Trent & Mersey Canal meets the Coventry Canal. Take a well earned break at the cafe or pub and visit the nearby nature reserve for a guided. The Trent and Mersey Canal is a 93½-mile-long canal in Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire ().It is a "narrow canal" for the vast majority of its length, but at the extremities to the east of Burton upon Trent and west of Middlewich, it is a wide canal.. The narrow locks and bridges are big enough for a single narrowboat 7ft wide × 72ft long, while the wide locks can accommodate boats.


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Opening of Thurlwood Lock and Marston New Cut, Trent & Mersey Canal by British Waterways Board. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Trent and Mersey Canal is a 93 1 ⁄ 2-mile ( km) canal in Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire in north-central England. It is a "narrow canal" for the vast majority of its length, but at the extremities to the east of Burton upon Trent and north of Middlewich, it is a wide canal.

The narrow locks and bridges are big enough for a single narrowboat 7 feet ( m) wide by 72 feet (22 Navigation authority: Canal and River Trust.

The Trent and Mersey Canal is a 93 1 ⁄ 2-mile ( km) canal in Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire in north-central England. It is a "narrow canal" for the vast majority of its length, but at the extremities to the east of Burton upon Trent and north of Middlewich, it is a wide point: River Mersey, (via Bridgewater Canal).

Modern steel engineering structures on canals are not usually viewed as heritage. But some are deserving of a second look. One such is, or rather was, Thurlwood Steel Lock, which was built in the late s to replace one of the paired locks on the Trent & Mersey that was failing due to subsidence caused by brine pumping.

Unfortunately a boat has sunk in L Thurlwood Top Lock and the canal is closed. The recovery has been mobilised however, we don't expect that the canal will reopen before mid morning tomorrow, Friday 12th June. We will update when the canal has reopened. Customers are advised to moor above and below the lock.

Thurlwood Steel Lock No 53, Trent and Mersey Canal One of the pair of Thurlwood Locks was selected as the subject of this experiment in modern lock construction, but it was not successful; the prototype remained the sole example, and by the steel lock was not in use and the parallel conventional lock had to be used.

Quick ride from Stoke on Trent to Stone bye the Trent and Mersey Canal. Narrowboat the Trent & Mersey Canal through Fradley Locks - Duration: New Jersey Outdoor Adventures Recommended for you.

Upper Thurlwood Lock No 53 is a minor waterways place. on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Harding's Wood to Middlewich) between Wharf Bridge No (Wheelock) (3 miles and 6¼ furlongs and 13 locks to the west) and Hardings Wood Junction (Junction of Trent and Mersey Canal and Hall Green Branch) (3 miles and ¾ furlongs and 12 locks to.

Join me on narrowboat Tilly for a simple guide to taking a narrowboat through a lock on the canal. Help me out. Subscribe, Like the Facebook Page and find all. Lock 1, Derwent Mouth Lock, near Sawley, Trent & Mersey Canal 15th Feb am to 5th Mar pm Installation of a bridge over the lock balance beams.

01/06/ The information above is a draft notice of works planned as part of our winter /21 stoppages programme.

Hey Everyone. Heres a little video from my week on a canal boat down the Trent and Mersey near Middlewich. Was a lovely relaxed week away of just doing locks. In todays vlog we have turned around are heading back north along the Trent & Mersey Canal. Thankfully the canal is not a busy as when we came south on this section but it.

Trent and Mersey Canal admin T+ We hold rights to over 8½ miles of towpath extending from Wychnor to Clay Mills. The Canal holds all the usual species including Carp to 18lbs+, Chub to 4lbs+ and even Barbel to 8lbs+. Wikipedia has a page about Trent and Mersey Canal.

The Trent and Mersey Canal is a mile long canal ( km) in the East Midlands, West Midlands, and north-west of England. It is a "narrow canal" for the vast majority of its length, but at the extremities to the east of Burton upon Trent and west of Middlewich, it is a wide canal. The Trent and mersey canal is miles long and runs from the River Trent at Derwent Mouth in Derbyshire to Preston Brook in Cheshire.

The first proposal for the canal was put forward in but the process was not started until 'The Cheshire Locks, the long flight of locks which drops the canal down from Stoke-on-Trent to the Cheshire Plain, have been mischievously renamed "Heartbreak Hill" by generations of leisure is because the locks are close enough for the lock crew to stay on the towpath, rather than getting back on board but far enough apart to make serious inroads on your shoe leather.

Winter open days. Our open days offer a different perspective of our waterways, a behind-the-scenes look at the great work we do.

L Woodend Lock, Trent and Mersey Canal. Detail. From Date: 12/01/ Location. Closest waterway: Trent & Mersey Canal. Starts at: L Woodend Lock. Ends at: L Woodend Lock.

Updates. Christmas and New Year opening days. You need to book before pm on the 23 December to travel on the following dates: 27 December - tunnel open am – am; 28 December - tunnel open am – am; 30 December - tunnel open am – am; You need to arrive on time. Boats arriving at the tunnel after am won't be able to.

Download maps of the Trent & Mersey Canal. The most up to date and clearest maps of the Trent & Mersey are available for download.

View on your computer, laptop, smart phone, or tablet, or print if you prefer the Continue reading Trent & Mersey Canal Map →. You enter the Trent and Mersey canal proper at Trent Lock, which is on the Sawley Cut of the River Trent, near the junction with the Erewash Canal.

The nearest settlement of any note is the village of Sawley, whose mediaeval church is stunning. There is a marina here with all the usual facilities, and a pub called The Steamboat Inn. Find the perfect trent and mersey canal stock photo.

Huge collection, amazing choice, + million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. No need to register, buy now!. Trent and Mersey Canal Bridge Number 53 trent and Mersey Canal Woodend Lock is a Grade II listed building in King's Bromley, Staffordshire, England.

See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building.River Dove Aqueduct - Built by James Brindley in to carry the Trent and Mersey over The River Dove the aqueduct has an impressive 12 arches span.

Heartbreak Hill – This set of 26 locks was built to reduce queues they are better than their reputation suggests as they are spread over 7 miles and there are plenty of places to stop.Marston Bridge No is a minor waterways place on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Middlewich to Preston Brook) between Middlewich Junction (7 miles and 7¾ furlongs and 4 locks to the southeast) and Anderton Lift Junction (Trent and Mersey) (2 miles and 2 furlongs to the west).