The Grand Union Canal :: Shared Description

The Grand Union is a 137 mile (220km), 166 lock, 2 tunnel canal running between Brentford in London and Birmingham. It is the longest canal in Britain, and has 11 main arms and junctions. It takes over a week to navigate.

The Leicester arm branches off at Braunston and runs 66 miles long through 59 locks (including 2 staircase locks at Foxton) and 2 tunnels to Leicester where it continues into the River Soar.

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TQ1479 : Grand Union Canal by Oast House Archive
SP0886 : Grand Union Canal Walk by N Chadwick
TQ1484 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1479 : Hanwell Flight by N Chadwick
SP7256 : Drawbridge Number 5, Grand Union Canal, Northampton Arm by Oast House Archive
SP7287 : Duck at Market Harborough Union Wharf by Oast House Archive
SP5365 : Braunston Marina by Oast House Archive
SP6756 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ2182 : Lorry to barge transfer at Old Oak Wharf by David Hawgood
TQ1280 : Hillingdon Trail, Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
SP0984 : Derelict factory, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1378 : Goose, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP0787 : Lister St Bridge, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1382 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ2182 : Old Oak Lane Bridge by N Chadwick
TQ1578 : River Brent / Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1578 : Brent River Park Walk & Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1180 : Hayes Town Business Park by N Chadwick
TQ1578 : Osterley Lock by N Chadwick
SP7359 : Bridge 13 over Grand Union Canal by Oast House Archive
TQ1983 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
SP7459 : Narrowboat approaching Duston Junction West Lock by Oast House Archive
TQ1684 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ2083 : Trees along the Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1178 : Grand Union Canal and towpath by N Chadwick

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Created: Sat, 21 Nov 2009, Updated: Sun, 6 Sep 2015

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