Mile End Road Bridge No 56

Mile End Road, London, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Mile End Road (A11)
 
The west side of the bridge
Copyright: John Howarth
Taken: 11 November 2006
 
Mile End Road Bridge No 56 is a minor waterways place on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) between Limehouse Basin (Originally known as Regent's Canal Dock) (7½ furlongs and 3 locks to the south) and Hertford Union Junction (Junction of Regents and Hertford Union canals) (4¼ furlongs and 1 lock to the northwest).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Limehouse Basin is Solebay Street Bridge; ¾ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Hertford Union Junction is Mile End Lock No 9; ½ furlongs away.

This is a pinch point. The normal maximum dimensions for a boat on this waterway are 72 feet long, 14 feet wide, 9 feet and 2 inches high and 4 feet and 10 inches deep, but to pass through here the maximum dimensions are 9 feet and 2 inches high.

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Nearest Water point

Old Ford Lock No 8 — 5¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Limehouse Basin — 7½ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
Tail of Bow Lock — 2 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Limehouse Cut) to Head of Bow Lock, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Bow Lock) to Tail of Bow Lock
Danbury Street Road Bridge No 38 — 3 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
St Pancras Lock No 4 — 4 miles, 4 furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Tottenham Lock No 17 — 5 miles, 6 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 — 6 miles, 3¼ 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 — 7 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Westbourne Terrace Bridge
Little Venice Services — 7 miles, 4½ furlongs and 9 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, 3¾ 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, 4 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 — 10 miles and 9 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, 6 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) — 15 miles, 5 furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to The Black Horse PH (Greenford)
Old Nazeing Road Wharf — 17 miles, 1 furlong 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, 5¼ 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 — 17 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 5 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 - Norton to Brentford) to Brentford Gauging Lock No 100
Fieldes Lock No 5 — 19 miles, 3 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 Rubbish disposal

Old Ford Lock No 8 — 5¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Limehouse Basin — 7½ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
St Pancras Lock No 4 — 4 miles, 4 furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Little Venice Services — 7 miles, 4½ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Little Venice Services
Kensal Green Bridge No 4 — 9 miles, 1 furlong and 9 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, 6 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 — 17 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 5 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 - Norton to Brentford) to Brentford Gauging Lock No 100

Nearest Chemical toilet disposal

Old Ford Lock No 8 — 5¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Limehouse Basin — 7½ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
St Pancras Lock No 4 — 4 miles, 4 furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Tottenham Lock No 17 — 5 miles, 6 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 — 7 miles, 4½ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Little Venice Services
Hazelmere Marina Sanitary Station — 12 miles, 5 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, 6 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 — 17 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 5 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 - Norton to Brentford) to Brentford Gauging Lock No 100
Fieldes Lock No 5 — 19 miles, 3 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 — 4¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Limehouse Basin — 7½ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
Old Ford Upper Lock Winding Hole — 1 mile, 1¾ 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
Abbott Wharf Dock — 1 mile, 3¾ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Limehouse Cut) to Abbott Wharf Dock
Kingsland Basin — 2 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Head of Bow Lock — 2 miles, 2 furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Limehouse Cut) to Head of Bow Lock
Tail of Bow Lock — 2 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Limehouse Cut) 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) — 2 miles, 5 furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Limehouse Cut) 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)
Wenlock Basin Branch — 3 miles, ¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
City Road Basin Branch — 3 miles, 1 furlong and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Battlebridge Basin — 4 miles, 1 furlong and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Kings Cross Railway Aqueduct — 4 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Bow Creek Junction — 4 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Limehouse Cut) 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
St Pancras Lock Winding Hole — 4 miles, 3 furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Dingwall's Wharf — 5 miles, 3½ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Tottenham Lock No 17 — 5 miles, 6 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
Cumberland Basin — 5 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Little Venice — 7 miles, 3½ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Pickett's Lock No 15 — 8 miles, 3¾ 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, 4¼ 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
 
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