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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TQ1784 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ1179 : Hillingdon Trail, Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
SP6889 : Grand Union Canal by Oast House Archive
SP0886 : Warehouse, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP0885 : Lock No. 1, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP8414 : Bridge N° 15, Grand Union Canal, Aylesbury Arm by Oast House Archive
TQ1479 : Lock 95, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1278 : Grand Union Canal and Walk by N Chadwick
TQ1777 : Brentford Lock by N Chadwick
TQ2382 : Canal bridge at Kensal Green by Stephen Craven
TQ1777 : Locks at the southern end of the Grand Union Canal by Stephen Craven
SP0885 : Lock, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP6458 : Stowehill Wharf by Richard Croft
TQ2382 : Narrowboats, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1777 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ2282 : Grand Union Canal near Old Oak Common by Stephen Craven
SP0885 : Industrial building by the Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1178 : Grand Union Canal Walk, Southall by N Chadwick
TQ1379 : Top lock, Norwood Locks by Oast House Archive
TQ1479 : Lock keepers Cottage, Hanwell Lock 97 by N Chadwick
SP9011 : View through Saxon Way Bridge by Rob Farrow
SP6756 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP6165 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1584 : Grand Union - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ1179 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick

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Created: Sat, 21 Nov 2009, Updated: Wed, 11 Sep 2013

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