The canal s rebirth against all the odds is the outstanding success of the canal restoration movement. New and restored locks and bridges.
The site features a virtual cruise of the entire huddersfield narrow canal as well as photographs of the restoration work that took place to re open the canal.
Huddersfield narrow canal restoration. The huddersfield narrow canal re opened to traffic on 1st may 2001 and was officially opened by prince charles in autumn 2001. A selection of photos showing some of the huddersfield narrow canal restoration scheme locations before and after the work took place. Restoration of the huddersfield canal.
Queen street bridge huddersfield. The original line of the canal is beyond the bridge in this picture. Stalybridge original line of canal restored.
The huddersfield narrow canal was built for 70ft long narrowboats while the huddersfield. A selection of photographs taken before and after restoration. The huddersfield narrow canal is an inland waterway in northern england.
Clickable map of the restoration projects. The huddersfield narrow canal re opened to navigation in may 2001. After being derelict for 50 years it reopened to boats in 2001 thanks to the efforts of the local community and the huddersfield canal society.
New section of canal in tunnel under premises and yard. Huddersfield narrow canal restoration. Click below on the area you want to see photographs of.
New tunnel under buildings and deepened channel downstream. The restoration has been financed with over 30 million of funding from the millennium commission english partnerships and other sources. The huddersfield narrow canal reopened to boats on 1st may 2001 after a closure of almost 60 years.
Mark bottoms bridge paddock. The canal between ashton under lyne and huddersfield opened to through traffic in 1811 and took 17 years to build. On these pages you will see photographs of the work that has taken place to restore the huddersfield narrow canal.
The huddersfield narrow canal is an inland waterway in northern england it runs just under 20 miles 32 km from lock 1e at the rear of the university of huddersfield campus near aspley basin in huddersfield to the junction with the ashton canal at whitelands basin in ashton under lyne it crosses the pennines by means of 74 locks and the standedge tunnel. It runs just under 20 miles 32 km from lock 1e at the rear of the university of huddersfield campus near aspley basin in huddersfield to the junction with the ashton canal at whitelands basin in ashton under lyne.