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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TQ1777 : Brentford Basin by N Chadwick
SP0787 : In the Ashted Tunnel. by N Chadwick
SP7359 : Lift tower reflection by Oast House Archive
SP7459 : Narrowboat approaching Duston Junction West Lock by Oast House Archive
SP0887 : Southern entrance to the Ashted Tunnel, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1178 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP7359 : Bridge 13 over Grand Union Canal by Oast House Archive
TQ1180 : Hillingdon Trail, Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ1578 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1278 : Narrowboat, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ2382 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch, Ladbroke Grove by N Chadwick
SP7055 : Narrowboat on the Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1783 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
SP0985 : Industrial buildings by the Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ2681 : Gone Paddling! by TheTurfBurner
TQ1079 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ2282 : Narrowboat, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP7255 : Turning place by Lock Number 1, Grand Union Canal (Northampton Arm) by Oast House Archive
TQ1678 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP0984 : Golden Hillock Road bridge, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1379 : Bottom lock, Norwood Locks by Oast House Archive
TQ1678 : Weir, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1484 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP7450 : Narrowboats on the Grand Union Canal by Oast House Archive
SP7155 : Narrowboat at Grand Junction by Oast House Archive

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

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