Trafford Road Swing Bridges

Two swing bridges
Trafford Park, Stretford, Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Trafford Road (A5063)
 
Trafford Road Swing Bridges viewed across the Turning Basin
Copyright: John Howarth
Taken: 28 July 2010
 
Trafford Road Swing Bridges is a place on the waterways on the Manchester Ship Canal (Main Line) between Walton Junction (Junction of Manchester Ship Canal Main Line and Walton Lock Branch) (16 miles and ¼ furlongs and 4 locks to the west) and Pomona Dock No 4 (Junction with Branch to Bridgewater Canal) (3¼ furlongs to the east).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Walton Junction is Turning Basin (Docks Nos 6, 7 and 8); 3 furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Pomona Dock No 4 is Dock Railway Swing Bridge; 1½ furlongs away.

Places of interest within 1 mile and to which this is the nearest place: Santander Bank cashpoints (ATM machines) (2 furlongs away)

This is a swing bridge.

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    1056 yards to the northwest.
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Barton Road Swing Bridge is a swing bridge that crosses the Manchester Ship Canal in Greater Manchester. It connects the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford ...
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Apr 13, 2014 ... This bridge which crosses the Ship Canal on Trafford Road. Built by John Butler & Co. It is the largest and widest of the swing bridges crossing ...
The Trafford Road Swing Bridge
The bridge which crosses the Ship Canal on Trafford Road was built by John Butler & Co. It is the largest and widest of the swing bridges crossing the canal.
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Jul 9, 2013 ... The Barton Road Swing Bridge successfully swings closed after being ... Rush hour traffic backed up for several miles around the Trafford ...
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Nearest Water point

Ancoats Bottom Lock No 1 — 3 miles, ½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Castlefield Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ancoats Bottom Lock No 1
Junction with the New Islington Canal Arm — 3 miles, 1½ furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Castlefield Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Junction with the New Islington Canal Arm
Fairfield Junction — 6 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 28 locks away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Castlefield Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Fairfield Junction
Worsley — 6 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Worsley
The Old Number 3 PH — 10 miles, 3 furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to The Old Number 3 PH
Bywith Lock No 8W — 13 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 35 locks away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Castlefield Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal to Bywith Lock No 8W
Plank Lane Bridge No 8 — 14 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Plank Lane Bridge No 8
Marple Junction — 17 miles, 1 furlong and 44 locks away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Castlefield Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction
Church Lane Bridge No 2 — 17 miles, 2 furlongs and 44 locks away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Castlefield Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction, then on the Macclesfield Canal to Church Lane Bridge No 2

Nearest Chemical toilet disposal

Fairfield Junction — 6 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 28 locks away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Castlefield Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Fairfield Junction
Worsley — 6 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Worsley
Oughtringham Bridge No 24 — 12 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Oughtringham Bridge No 24
Marple Junction — 17 miles, 1 furlong and 44 locks away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Castlefield Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction

Nearest Place to turn

Pomona Lock Branch Junction — 4¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction
Hulme Hall Road Winding Hole — 1 mile, ¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Hulme Hall Road Winding Hole
Hulme Locks Branch Junction - Bridgewater Canal — 1 mile, 1¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Hulme Locks Branch Junction - Bridgewater Canal
Potato Wharf Arm — 1 mile, 3¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Potato Wharf Arm
Staffordshire, Kenworthy and other Arms — 1 mile, 3¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Staffordshire, Kenworthy and other Arms
Castlefield Junction — 1 mile, 4¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Castlefield Junction
Middlewood Basin No 1 — 1 mile, 4½ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Woden Street Footbridge, then on the Manchester Ship Canal (River Irwell Upper Reach) to Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal - River Irwell Junction, then on the Manchester Bolton and Bury Canal (Main Line) to Middlewood Basin No 1
Middlewood Basin No 2 — 1 mile, 5 furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Woden Street Footbridge, then on the Manchester Ship Canal (River Irwell Upper Reach) to Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal - River Irwell Junction, then on the Manchester Bolton and Bury Canal (Main Line) to Middlewood Basin No 2
Salford Tunnel Basin — 1 mile, 6 furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Woden Street Footbridge, then on the Manchester Ship Canal (River Irwell Upper Reach) to Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal - River Irwell Junction, then on the Manchester Bolton and Bury Canal (Main Line) to Salford Tunnel Basin
Stretford - Waters Meeting — 2 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting
Marland Way Marina — 2 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Marland Way Marina
Ducie Street Junction — 2 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Castlefield Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to Ducie Street Junction
Edge Lane Winding Hole — 3 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Edge Lane Winding Hole
Trafford Park Winding Hole — 3 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Trafford Park Winding Hole
Butter Lane Lock Winding Hole — 3 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Castlefield Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to Butter Lane Lock Winding Hole
New Viaduct Winding Hole — 4 miles and 13 locks away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Castlefield Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to New Viaduct Winding Hole
Ashton New Road Winding Hole — 4 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 17 locks away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Castlefield Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ashton New Road Winding Hole
Patricroft Basin and Warehouse — 4 miles, 6½ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Patricroft Basin and Warehouse
Scotchman's Lock Winding Hole — 4 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 22 locks away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Castlefield Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to Scotchman's Lock Winding Hole
Patricroft Bridge Winding Hole — 4 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Pomona Dock No 4, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Pomona Lock Branch) to Pomona Lock Branch Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Patricroft Bridge Winding Hole