Gronwen wharf is adjacent to bridge 82 not bridge 83. Wikipedia has a page about shropshire union canal.
Route shropshire union canal map. The canal became part of the shropshire union system in 1846. The birmingham and liverpool junction canal opened in 1835 and later forming part of the shropshire union was thomas telford s last great engineering challenge. Find local businesses view maps and get driving directions in google maps.
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. Narrow canal 10 miles 4 locks. Click image to enlarge the montgomery canal.
Mainly narrow canal 66 miles 47 locks. The llangollen and montgomery canals are modern names for two branches of the canal. The middlewich branch connects the shropshire union canal to the trent and mersey.
Map showing the situation today. The canal follows a delightful rural route through cheshire farmland with a short urban section near the junction at middlewich. Approval for its construction was given in 1772 but the company ran out of money and construction did not begin until 1827.
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. 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.
Shropshire union canals maps. Historical map showing the original system as proposed by the ellesmere canal company. Middlewich branch new cut.
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 canal lies in the counties of staffordshire shropshire and cheshire in the north west english midlands it links the canal system of the west midlands at wolverhampton. 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.
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. The route passes through rural shropshire and cheshire via gnosall norbury market drayton audlem nantwich and chester to ellesmere port.