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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SP6889 : Gumley Road crosses the Leicester Arm of the Grand Union Canal by Tim Glover
TQ1280 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ1579 : Hanwell lock 97 by N Chadwick
SP7359 : Narrowboat under bridge 14 by Oast House Archive
SP0886 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1281 : Canalside blossom by N Chadwick
SP9027 : Grand Union Canal near the West Coast Main Line by N Chadwick
TQ2182 : Bakerloo Line crosses Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP8928 : Three Locks by Oast House Archive
TQ1683 : Narrowboat, Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ1479 : Narrow Boat on the Grand Union Canal at Hanwell by PAUL FARMER
TQ1777 : Toll House, Brentford Basin by N Chadwick
TQ1578 : Osterley Lock by Stephen Craven
TQ1784 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ1983 : Aqueduct, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP0886 : Grand Union Canal Walk by N Chadwick
TQ1777 : Covered dock, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP6756 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1178 : Hayes Rd Bridge by N Chadwick
TQ1583 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ1479 : A4127 Bridge over the Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1179 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ1479 : Hanwell Flights by N Chadwick
SP0886 : Dock, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ2482 : Backing onto the Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick

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

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