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 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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TQ1877 : The end of the Grand Union Canal and River Brent by N Chadwick
SK5909 : Flooding along the Grand Union Canal at Birstall by Mat Fascione
TQ0593 : Lock Keepers Cottage at Stocker's Lock No 82, Grand Union Canal by PAUL FARMER
SP0887 : Curzon Street Tunnel, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ2183 : Covered bridge, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1479 : Lock keepers house at Lock 93, Hanwell Locks by Oast House Archive
SP0787 : Ashted Tunnel by N Chadwick
SP6163 : Bridge, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP6163 : Access bridge over Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1078 : Moored boathouses by N Chadwick
SP0887 : Curzon Street Bridge, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP5465 : Grand Union Canal, Braunston by Oast House Archive
TQ1479 : Lock 92, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1578 : Bridge at Osterley Weir by N Chadwick
TQ2282 : Narrowboat, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ0587 : Pylon above the Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP5465 : Casablanca, Grand Union Canal by Oast House Archive
TQ1578 : M4 over Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ0593 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1578 : M4 crosses Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ2681 : Grand Union Canal at Paddington by Paul Gillett
TQ1278 : Norwood Road Bridge by N Chadwick
SP0885 : Railway bridge over the Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ0493 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP6163 : Bridge over the Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick

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

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