Slough arm grand union canal south stratford canal. The shropshire union canal and runs from ellesere port on the river mersey to autherley junction near wolverhamption where it meets the staffordshire and worcestershire canal.
Historical map showing the original system as proposed by the ellesmere canal company.
Canal network shropshire union canal map. The shropshire union canal nicknamed the shroppie is a navigable canal in england the llangollen and montgomery canals are the modern names of branches of the shropshire union su system and lie partially in wales. Wikipedia has a page about shropshire union canal. Our canal river network.
Boaters wishing to enter or exit the shropshire union canal via the manchester ship canal must first contact cheshire west chester council to book the swing bridge on 07799 658814 or 07825 865944 during. The middlewich branch connects the shropshire union canal to the trent and mersey. The shropshire union was formed by the union of a number of canals that from nantwich to chester was built to broad barge standards and many miles of little used branches through shropshire were abandoned earlier this century.
Canal and river map boating. Shropshire union canal is situated west of ince. Middlewich branch new cut.
Narrow canal 10 miles 4 locks. Map showing the situation today. Gronwen wharf is adjacent to bridge 82 not bridge 83.
Shropshire union canals maps. Mainly narrow canal 66 miles 47 locks. Shropshire union canal is a canal in england and has an elevation of 26 feet.
From mapcarta the free map. Navigable isolated and dry sections and the remaining obstacles. This canal affectionately known as the shroppie was built by telford in 1828 and links wolverhampton with ellesmere port.
Click image to enlarge the montgomery canal. The llangollen and montgomery canals are modern names for two branches of the canal. Simply click the box next to any service being displayed in the map key on the left of your screen.
Why is a canal that crosses staffordshire and cheshire called the shropshire union. Across england and wales our 2 000 miles of canals and rivers flow through cities past homes alongside offices and out into glorious countryside bringing wellbeing opportunities to millions. Montgomery canal restoration report august 2020 montgomery canal restoration report july 2020 montgomery canal restoration design review montgomery canal restoration report march 2020 montgomery canal restoration report january 2020.
Because that was the name of the company that owned this and other canals including those in shropshire. The map displays a range of services available on the main canal of the shropshire union canal.