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The Grand Union Canal

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 Norton Junction 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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Created: Sat, 21 Nov 2009, Updated: Fri, 15 Sep 2017


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TQ2581 : Footbridge, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP0985 : Industrial buildings by the Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1783 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ2382 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch, Ladbroke Grove by N Chadwick
SP7055 : Narrowboat on the Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1278 : Narrowboat, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1578 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1178 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1180 : Hillingdon Trail, Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
SP7359 : Bridge 13 over Grand Union Canal by Oast House Archive
SP9214 : Artists at Work at Lock 39 on the Grand Union Canal by Chris Reynolds
SP0887 : Southern entrance to the Ashted Tunnel, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1584 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by JThomas
SP7459 : Narrowboat approaching Duston Junction West Lock by Oast House Archive
SP7359 : Lift tower reflection by Oast House Archive
TQ2681 : Sign for canal bubble gate, Paddington Basin by David Hawgood
SP9213 : Cottage next to Marsworth Lock No 44 by Mat Fascione
SP5465 : Braunston Marina by Oast House Archive
SP6065 : Norton Junction, Grand Union Canal by Oast House Archive
TQ0492 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1777 : Brentford Basin by N Chadwick
SP0787 : In the Ashted Tunnel. by N Chadwick
TQ0593 : Stocker's Lock (#82) by N Chadwick
TQ0492 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ2083 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick

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