Mile End Road Bridge No 56

Also known as: Globe Bridge
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 (7½ furlongs and 3 locks to the south) and Hertford Union Junction (Junction of Regent's 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

Meath Gardens Footbridge No 55A — 2¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Victoria Park Services — 5¼ furlongs and 2 locks 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 Lock No 19 — 1 mile, 7 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 Old Ford Lock No 19
East Wick Service Wharf — 2 miles, 1 furlong 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 East Wick Service Wharf
Tail of Bow Locks — 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 Locks, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Bow Lock) to Tail of Bow Locks
City Road Service Mooring — 3 miles, 1½ 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 Services — 6 miles, 3½ 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 Stonebridge Lock Services
Westbourne Terrace Bridge No 3C — 7 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Westbourne Terrace Bridge No 3C
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
Diesel Boat MB Ash — 7 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Diesel Boat MB Ash
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, 3¾ 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, 7¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Mitre Bridge No 6
Mary Seacole Gardens — 9 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Mary Seacole Gardens
The Black Horse PH (Greenford) — 15 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to The Black Horse PH (Greenford)
Carthagena Lock No 7 — 17 miles, 4¼ 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 Visitor Moorings — 18 miles, ¼ furlongs and 6 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 Visitor Moorings

Nearest rubbish disposal

Victoria Park Services — 5¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Limehouse Lock No 13 — 1 mile, ¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
Old Ford Lock No 19 — 1 mile, 7 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 Old Ford Lock No 19
City Road Service Mooring — 3 miles, 1½ 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
St Pancras Basin — 4 miles, 4½ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Stonebridge Lock Services — 6 miles, 3½ 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 Stonebridge Lock Services
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, ¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Kensal Green Bridge No 4
The Black Horse PH (Greenford) — 15 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to The Black Horse PH (Greenford)
Brentford Visitor Moorings — 18 miles, ¼ furlongs and 6 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 Visitor Moorings

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

Victoria Park Services — 5¼ furlongs and 2 locks 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
Acton's Lock No 7 — 1 mile, 4 furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Old Ford Lock No 19 — 1 mile, 7 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 Old Ford Lock No 19
St Pancras Lock No 4 — 4 miles, 4 furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
St Pancras Basin — 4 miles, 4½ furlongs and 6 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 Services — 6 miles, 3½ 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 Stonebridge Lock Services
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
Northolt Boatyard — 16 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Northolt Boatyard
Brentford Visitor Moorings — 18 miles, ¼ furlongs and 6 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 Visitor Moorings
Fieldes Lock Services — 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 Services

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
Hertford Union Top 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 Hertford Union Top 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
Hertford Union Canal Junction — 1 mile, 5¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction
Kingsland Basin — 2 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Head of Bow Locks — 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 Locks
Waterworks River - River Lea Junction — 2 miles, 2¾ 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 Old River Lea Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation - Bow Back Rivers (Old River Lea) to Waterworks River - River Lea Junction
Tail of Bow Locks — 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 Locks, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Bow Lock) to Tail of Bow Locks
Waterworks River - Three Mills Wall River Junction — 2 miles, 4¼ 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 Lea - St. Thomas Creek Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation - Bow Back Rivers (St. Thomas Creek) to Waterworks River - Three Mills Wall River Junction
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 Locks, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Bow Lock) to Tail of Bow Locks, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Bow Creek) to Head of Bow Creek (Three Mills)
Olympic Park Winding Hole — 2 miles, 5¼ 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 Old River Lea Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation - Bow Back Rivers (Old River Lea) to Waterworks River - River Lea Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation - Bow Back Rivers (Waterworks River) to Olympic Park Winding Hole
Three Mills - Prescott Junction — 2 miles, 6 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 Lea - St. Thomas Creek Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation - Bow Back Rivers (St. Thomas Creek) to Waterworks River - Three Mills Wall River Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation - Bow Back Rivers (Three Mills Wall River) to Three Mills - Prescott Junction
Waterfall Bridge (north) — 2 miles, 7¼ 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 Old River Lea Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation - Bow Back Rivers (Old River Lea) to Waterfall Bridge (north)
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 Locks, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Bow Lock) to Tail of Bow Locks, 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

Nearest self-operated pump-out

Limehouse Basin — 7½ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
Acton's Lock No 7 — 1 mile, 4 furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
East Wick Service Wharf — 2 miles, 1 furlong 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 East Wick Service Wharf
Stonebridge Lock Services — 6 miles, 3½ 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 Stonebridge Lock Services
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
Brentford Visitor Moorings — 18 miles, ¼ furlongs and 6 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 Visitor Moorings

Nearest boatyard pump-out

Springfield Marina (entrance No 2) — 4 miles, 3¾ 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 Springfield Marina (entrance No 2)
St Pancras Basin — 4 miles, 4½ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Diesel Boat MB Ash — 7 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Diesel Boat MB Ash
Northolt Boatyard — 16 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Northolt Boatyard
Old Nazeing Road Wharf — 17 miles 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
Willowtree Marina — 18 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Willowtree Marina
 
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