Marple Junction

Junction of Macclesfield and Peak Forest Canals
Lockside, Marple, Stockport, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
 
 
Marple Junction is a major waterways place at the junction of the Macclesfield Canal with the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) and the Peak Forest Canal (Upper).
 
High Lane Bridge No 11 (High Lane) is on the Macclesfield Canal, 2 miles and 2½ furlongs to the southwest. Marple Aqueduct (Over the River Goyt) is on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower), 1 mile and 1½ furlongs and 16 locks to the northwest. Thornsett Road Bridge No 28 (New Mills) is on the Peak Forest Canal (Upper), 3 miles and 7¼ furlongs to the southeast.
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of High Lane Bridge No 11 is Sutton's Lane Bridge No 1 (57yds of narrows precede the bridge); a few yards away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Marple Aqueduct is Marple Top Lock No 16; ¼ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Thornsett Road Bridge No 28 is Top Lock Marine Marina; ¾ furlongs away.

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

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Nearest water point

The nearest water point is here. Others are at:
Church Lane Bridge No 2 — 1 furlong away
On the Macclesfield Canal in the direction of Hall Green Stop Lock
Braidbar Boats — 3 miles, 7 furlongs away
On the Macclesfield Canal in the direction of Hall Green Stop Lock
Whaley Bridge Services — 6 miles, 3¾ furlongs away
Travel to Whaley Bridge Branch Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Whaley Bridge Branch) to Whaley Bridge Services
Bugsworth Services — 6 miles, 3¾ furlongs away
On the Peak Forest Canal (Upper) in the direction of Bugsworth (end of navigation)
Bollington Wharf — 8 miles, 4½ furlongs away
On the Macclesfield Canal in the direction of Hall Green Stop Lock
Fairfield Junction — 10 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 16 locks away
Travel to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Fairfield Junction
Swettenham Street Maintenance Yard — 11 miles, 3¾ furlongs away
On the Macclesfield Canal in the direction of Hall Green Stop Lock
Bywith Lock No 8W — 13 miles, ¼ furlongs and 23 locks away
Travel to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal to Bywith Lock No 8W
Junction with the New Islington Canal Arm — 13 miles, 7½ furlongs and 32 locks away
Travel to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Junction with the New Islington Canal Arm
Ancoats Bottom Lock No 1 — 14 miles, ½ furlongs and 33 locks away
Travel to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ancoats Bottom Lock No 1
New Islington Marina — 14 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 36 locks away
Travel to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to New Islington Marina
Staffordshire, Kenworthy and other Arms — 15 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 43 locks away
Travel to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Staffordshire, Kenworthy and other Arms
Potato Wharf Arm — 15 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 43 locks away
Travel to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Potato Wharf Arm
Locketts Bridge No 53 — 16 miles, 2 furlongs away
On the Macclesfield Canal in the direction of Hall Green Stop Lock
Bosley Top Lock No 1 — 16 miles, 3 furlongs away
On the Macclesfield Canal in the direction of Hall Green Stop Lock
Stretford Marina — 18 miles, 4½ furlongs and 43 locks away
Travel to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford Marina
Wool Road Lock No 24W — 19 miles, 1½ furlongs and 39 locks away
Travel to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal to Wool Road Lock No 24W
Watch House Cruising Club — 19 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 43 locks away
Travel to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Watch House Cruising Club

Nearest rubbish disposal

The nearest rubbish disposal is here. Others are at:
Braidbar Boats — 3 miles, 7 furlongs away
On the Macclesfield Canal in the direction of Hall Green Stop Lock
Whaley Bridge Services — 6 miles, 3¾ furlongs away
Travel to Whaley Bridge Branch Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Whaley Bridge Branch) to Whaley Bridge Services
Bugsworth Services — 6 miles, 3¾ furlongs away
On the Peak Forest Canal (Upper) in the direction of Bugsworth (end of navigation)
Ancoats Bottom Lock No 1 — 14 miles, ½ furlongs and 33 locks away
Travel to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ancoats Bottom Lock No 1
Bosley Top Lock No 1 — 16 miles, 3 furlongs away
On the Macclesfield Canal in the direction of Hall Green Stop Lock

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

The nearest chemical toilet disposal is here. Others are at:
Whaley Bridge Services — 6 miles, 3¾ furlongs away
Travel to Whaley Bridge Branch Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Whaley Bridge Branch) to Whaley Bridge Services
Bugsworth Services — 6 miles, 3¾ furlongs away
On the Peak Forest Canal (Upper) in the direction of Bugsworth (end of navigation)
Bollington Wharf — 8 miles, 4½ furlongs away
On the Macclesfield Canal in the direction of Hall Green Stop Lock
Fairfield Junction — 10 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 16 locks away
Travel to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Fairfield Junction
Swettenham Wharf — 11 miles, 3½ furlongs away
On the Macclesfield Canal in the direction of Hall Green Stop Lock
Potato Wharf Arm — 15 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 43 locks away
Travel to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Potato Wharf Arm
Bosley Top Lock No 1 — 16 miles, 3 furlongs away
On the Macclesfield Canal in the direction of Hall Green Stop Lock
Watch House Cruising Club — 19 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 43 locks away
Travel to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Watch House Cruising Club

Nearest place to turn

Top Lock Marine Marina — ¾ furlongs away
On the Peak Forest Canal (Upper) in the direction of Bugsworth (end of navigation)
Possett Bridge No 18 — 1¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) in the direction of Dukinfield Junction On the Macclesfield Canal in the direction of Hall Green Stop Lock
Marple Bottom Lock Bridge No 16 — 1 mile, ¾ furlongs and 16 locks away
On the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) in the direction of Dukinfield Junction
Hollinwood Lane Winding Hole — 1 mile, 2¾ furlongs away
On the Peak Forest Canal (Upper) in the direction of Bugsworth (end of navigation)
Turflea Winding Hole — 1 mile, 4¾ furlongs away
On the Peak Forest Canal (Upper) in the direction of Bugsworth (end of navigation)
Junction with High Lane Branch — 2 miles, 3¼ furlongs away
On the Macclesfield Canal in the direction of Hall Green Stop Lock
Unwick Road Winding Hole — 2 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 16 locks away
On the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) in the direction of Dukinfield Junction
Disley Winding Hole — 3 miles, 4 furlongs away
On the Peak Forest Canal (Upper) in the direction of Bugsworth (end of navigation)
Brownhills Bridge No 15 — 3 miles, 7¼ furlongs away
On the Macclesfield Canal in the direction of Hall Green Stop Lock
Bank End Winding Hole — 4 miles, 1 furlong away
On the Peak Forest Canal (Upper) in the direction of Bugsworth (end of navigation)
Higher Poynton Winding Hole — 4 miles, 1 furlong away
On the Macclesfield Canal in the direction of Hall Green Stop Lock
Unity Mills Winding Hole — 4 miles, 2½ furlongs and 16 locks away
On the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) in the direction of Dukinfield Junction
Grimshaws Bridge No 18 — 5 miles, 2¾ furlongs away
On the Macclesfield Canal in the direction of Hall Green Stop Lock
Canal Street Winding Hole — 5 miles, 6½ furlongs and 16 locks away
On the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) in the direction of Dukinfield Junction On the Peak Forest Canal (Upper) in the direction of Bugsworth (end of navigation)
Ryles Bridge Winding Hole — 6 miles, 1½ furlongs away
On the Macclesfield Canal in the direction of Hall Green Stop Lock
Dunkirk Farm Bridge Winding Hole — 6 miles, 3½ furlongs and 16 locks away
On the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) in the direction of Dukinfield Junction
Whaley Bridge Winding Hole — 6 miles, 3¾ furlongs away
Travel to Whaley Bridge Branch Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Whaley Bridge Branch) to Whaley Bridge Winding Hole
Bugsworth Lower Basin — 6 miles, 4 furlongs away
On the Peak Forest Canal (Upper) in the direction of Bugsworth (end of navigation)

Nearest self-operated pump-out

New Islington Marina — 14 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 36 locks away
Travel to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to New Islington Marina
Wool Road Bridge No 70 — 19 miles, 1 furlong and 39 locks away
Travel to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal to Wool Road Bridge No 70

Nearest boatyard pump-out

Braidbar Boats — 3 miles, 7 furlongs away
On the Macclesfield Canal in the direction of Hall Green Stop Lock
New Mills Marina — 4 miles away
On the Peak Forest Canal (Upper) in the direction of Bugsworth (end of navigation)
Bollington Wharf — 8 miles, 4½ furlongs away
On the Macclesfield Canal in the direction of Hall Green Stop Lock
Kerridge Dry Dock — 8 miles, 7¼ furlongs away
On the Macclesfield Canal in the direction of Hall Green Stop Lock
Swettenham Wharf — 11 miles, 3½ furlongs away
On the Macclesfield Canal in the direction of Hall Green Stop Lock
Stretford Marina — 18 miles, 4½ furlongs and 43 locks away
Travel to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford Marina
 

Wikipedia has a page about Marple Junction

Marple Junction (grid reference SJ961884) is the name of the canal junction where the Macclesfield Canal terminates and meets the Peak Forest Canal at Marple, Greater Manchester, England.

The water of the two canal companies was kept apart by a stop lock in the narrows at the end of the later Macclesfield Canal, but this has long since been de-gated, and the two canals run at the same level.

Other Wikipedia pages that might relate to Marple Junction
[Marple, Greater Manchester] [Marple Lock Flight] [Marple railway station] [Peak Forest Canal] [Rose Hill Marple railway station] [Macclesfield Canal] [Romiley railway station] [Hyde North railway station] [Canals in Cheshire]
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