River Medway :: Shared Description

The 70 mile long river starts at Turners Hill, at the West Sussex border, and through Kent to meet the Thames Estuary. It travels through many major towns, including Tonbridge, Maidstone, Strood and Rochester. The river has many locks from Tonbridge to Allington, where the river becomes tidal. Boats can navigate the river up to Tonbridge. At Yalding there is a short diversion along the Hampstead Road Canal, whilst the river goes over sluices and below the Tywford Bridge.
After floods devastated Tonbridge in 1968 a substantial flood barrier was built in 1981 on the Medway at nearby Leigh, to protect the town.
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TQ5140 : Small Weir on the River Medway by David Anstiss
TQ7671 : Jetty at Upper Upnor by Oast House Archive
TQ7555 : Travelodge Maidstone Central by David Anstiss
TQ7670 : Sunset over Upnor Castle by David Anstiss
TQ7568 : Beaufort House, Medway City Estate by David Anstiss
TQ7670 : Chatham Maritime Lock by Oast House Archive
TQ5342 : River Medway near Nashes Farm by David Anstiss
TQ7568 : River Medway in Winter Fog by David Anstiss
TQ7568 : View of Chatham Ness, Medway by David Anstiss
TQ7555 : Construction of New ASDA store by David Anstiss
TQ7568 : View across River Medway towards Sun Pier by David Anstiss
TQ7469 : Submarine in the Medway, Rochester by Malc McDonald
TQ7670 : Hulk's View, St Mary's Island by David Anstiss
TQ5241 : River Medway flowing towards Penshurst by David Anstiss
TQ6849 : River Medway cleaning Barge by David Anstiss
TQ7353 : East Farleigh Lock, River Medway by Oast House Archive
TQ6850 : River Medway - Canal from Yalding by David Anstiss
TQ5039 : River Medway - looking upstream towards Ashurst by David Anstiss
TQ7469 : Riverwall of Limehouse Wharf by David Anstiss
TQ6952 : River Medway towards Wateringbury by David Anstiss
TQ7065 : Wouldham Marshes on River Medway by David Anstiss
TQ7770 : Row of Buoys - River Medway by Paul Gillett
TQ5445 : Ensfield Bridge by Richard Croft
TQ6447 : River Medway near Paddock Wood by Malc McDonald
TQ7769 : River Medway near Gillingham Pier by David Anstiss

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Created: Tue, 17 Nov 2009, Updated: Sun, 1 Apr 2012

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