The middlewich branch connects the shropshire union canal to the trent and mersey. 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 is a relatively latecomer to the canal network.
Shropshire union canal locks map. Narrow canal 10 miles 4 locks. 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. Click image to enlarge the montgomery canal.
And worcester canal at autherley junction and it heads north towards cheshire the river mersey and ellesmere port. Gronwen wharf is adjacent to bridge 82 not bridge 83. The shropshire union canal nicknamed the shroppie is a navigable canal in england.
Please be advised lock 13 tilstone lock on the shropshire union canal is taking longer to fill due to one of the ground paddles being out of operation. Historical map showing the original system as proposed by the ellesmere canal company. Lock 13 tilstone lock shropshire union canal 7th sep 2020 11 00am onwards.
The shropshire union canal llangollen canal main line is a narrow canal and is part of the shropshire union canal llangollen canal it runs for 46 miles and furlongs through 21 locks from llantisilio horseshoe falls which is a dead end to hurleston junction where it joins the shropshire union canal chester canal nantwich to bunbury. 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. Mainly narrow canal 66 miles 47 locks.
Map showing the situation today. 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.
Wikipedia has a page about shropshire union canal. Navigable isolated and dry sections and the remaining obstacles. 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 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. A map of the main canal of the shropshire union canal displaying locks winding holes and various services available along the length of the waterway. The llangollen and montgomery canals are modern names for two branches of the canal.
Its route runs from the large town of wolverhampton in the midlands where it leaves the staffs. Middlewich branch new cut.