Old Ford Lock No 8

Sewardstone Road, London, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
 
 
Old Ford Lock No 8 is a minor waterways place on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) between Hertford Union Junction (Junction of Regents and Hertford Union canals) (¾ furlongs to the southeast) and Cumberland Basin (Junction with Cumberland Market Branch) (5 miles and 1½ furlongs and 7 locks to the west).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Hertford Union Junction is Old Ford Road Bridge No 54; ½ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Cumberland Basin is Bonner Hall Bridge No 53; 1½ furlongs away.

Facilities: chemical toilet disposal, rubbish disposal and water point.

This is a lock with a rise of 8f0.

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Victoria Park to Hackney Wick from NB Kennington posted Sunday the 11th of May, 2014
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Nearest Water point

The nearest Water point is here. Others are at:
Limehouse Basin — 1 mile, 4¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
Danbury Street Road Bridge No 38 — 2 miles, 4½ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Tail of Bow Lock — 2 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Head of Bow Lock, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Bow Lock) to Tail of Bow Lock
St Pancras Lock No 4 — 3 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Tottenham Lock No 17 — 5 miles, 2½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Tottenham Lock No 17
Stonebridge Lock No 16 — 5 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Stonebridge Lock No 16
Westbourne Terrace Bridge — 6 miles, 7 furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Westbourne Terrace Bridge
Little Venice Services — 6 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Little Venice Services
Pickett's Lock No 15 — 8 miles, ¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Pickett's Lock No 15
Wharf Road Bridge No 33 — 9 miles, ½ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Wharf Road Bridge No 33
Mitre Bridge No 6 — 9 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Mitre Bridge No 6
Waltham Town Lock No 11 — 12 miles, 2½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Waltham Town Lock No 11
The Black Horse PH (Greenford) — 14 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to The Black Horse PH (Greenford)
Old Nazeing Road Wharf — 16 miles, 5½ furlongs and 14 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Waltham Town Lock No 11, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee) to Old Nazeing Road Wharf
Carthagena Lock No 7 — 17 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 14 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Waltham Town Lock No 11, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee) to Carthagena Lock No 7
Brentford Gauging Lock No 100 — 18 miles, 4 furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the River Thames (tidal section) to Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Gayton to Brentford) to Brentford Gauging Lock No 100
Fieldes Lock No 5 — 18 miles, 7½ furlongs and 16 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Waltham Town Lock No 11, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee) to Fieldes Lock No 5
Bull's Bridge Visitor Moorings — 19 miles, 7 furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Bull's Bridge Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Gayton to Brentford) to Bull's Bridge Visitor Moorings

Nearest Rubbish disposal

The nearest Rubbish disposal is here. Others are at:
Limehouse Basin — 1 mile, 4¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
St Pancras Lock No 4 — 3 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Little Venice Services — 6 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Little Venice Services
Kensal Green Bridge No 4 — 8 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Kensal Green Bridge No 4
Waltham Town Lock No 11 — 12 miles, 2½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Waltham Town Lock No 11
Brentford Gauging Lock No 100 — 18 miles, 4 furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the River Thames (tidal section) to Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Gayton to Brentford) to Brentford Gauging Lock No 100

Nearest Chemical toilet disposal

The nearest Chemical toilet disposal is here. Others are at:
Limehouse Basin — 1 mile, 4¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
St Pancras Lock No 4 — 3 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Tottenham Lock No 17 — 5 miles, 2½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Tottenham Lock No 17
Little Venice Services — 6 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Little Venice Services
Hazelmere Marina Sanitary Station — 12 miles, 1½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Hazelmere Marina Sanitary Station
Waltham Town Lock No 11 — 12 miles, 2½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Waltham Town Lock No 11
Brentford Gauging Lock No 100 — 18 miles, 4 furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the River Thames (tidal section) to Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Gayton to Brentford) to Brentford Gauging Lock No 100
Fieldes Lock No 5 — 18 miles, 7½ furlongs and 16 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Waltham Town Lock No 11, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee) to Fieldes Lock No 5

Nearest Place to turn

Hertford Union Junction — ¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
Old Ford Upper Lock Winding Hole — 6¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Old Ford Upper Lock Winding Hole
Kingsland Basin — 1 mile, 4 furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Limehouse Basin — 1 mile, 4¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
Abbott Wharf Dock — 2 miles, 1 furlong and 5 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Limehouse Cut) to Abbott Wharf Dock
Wenlock Basin Branch — 2 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
City Road Basin Branch — 2 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Head of Bow Lock — 2 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Head of Bow Lock
Tail of Bow Lock — 2 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Head of Bow Lock, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Bow Lock) to Tail of Bow Lock
Head of Bow Creek (Three Mills) — 3 miles and 6 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Head of Bow Lock, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Bow Lock) to Tail of Bow Lock, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Bow Creek) to Head of Bow Creek (Three Mills)
Battlebridge Basin — 3 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Kings Cross Railway Aqueduct — 3 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
St Pancras Lock Winding Hole — 3 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Bow Creek Junction — 4 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Head of Bow Lock, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Bow Lock) to Tail of Bow Lock, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Bow Creek) to Bow Creek Junction
Dingwall's Wharf — 4 miles, 6½ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Cumberland Basin — 5 miles, 1½ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Tottenham Lock No 17 — 5 miles, 2½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Tottenham Lock No 17
Little Venice — 6 miles, 6½ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Pickett's Lock No 15 — 8 miles, ¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Pickett's Lock No 15
Ponder's End Lock No 14 — 9 miles, ¾ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Ponder's End Lock No 14
 

Wikipedia has a page about Old Ford Lock

Old Ford Lock is a paired lock and weir on the River Lee Navigation, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, England. It is at Bow on the east side of London. The area, Old Ford is named after the natural ford which used to exist in the area crossing the uncanalised River Lea.

Other Wikipedia pages that might relate to Old Ford Lock
[Old Ford Lock (Regent's Canal)] [Hertford Union Canal] [Old Ford Lock (disambiguation)] [Hackney Cut] [Old Ford] [Old River Lea] [Waterworks River] [Bow Back Rivers] [Parks and open spaces in Tower Hamlets]
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