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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TQ1883 : Factory by the Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1282 : Apartments, Engineer's Wharf by N Chadwick
TQ2282 : Train crossing the Grand Union Canal by Stephen Craven
TQ1783 : Bridge 12, Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ2182 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ2681 : Boats on the Regents Canal, Paddington by Oast House Archive
TQ2083 : Bridge 9 (acton Lane), Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
SP6889 : Grand Union Canal by Oast House Archive
TQ1479 : On Windmill Bridge by Oast House Archive
TQ2482 : Grand Union Canal at Kensal Town by Malc McDonald
SP6989 : Grand Union junction by Oast House Archive
SP7258 : Wootton Lock - 3 by Oast House Archive
SP7287 : Union Wharf by Stephen McKay
TQ1777 : Brentford Lock, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1179 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ2482 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ1677 : River Brent & Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ2681 : Floating Bookshop - Paddington Basin by TheTurfBurner
TQ1479 : Lock Keepers Cottage, Lock 92 by N Chadwick
TQ1383 : Grand Union Canal and walk by N Chadwick
TQ2083 : Covered bridge, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP0885 : Small Heath Bridge by N Chadwick
SP0887 : Ashted Locks by N Chadwick
SP0787 : Love Lane Bridge by N Chadwick
TQ1078 : Boathouses moored by N Chadwick

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

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