Shropshire Union Canal (Dee Branch)
The Shropshire Union Canal (Dee Branch) is a broad canal and is part of the Shropshire Union Canal. It runs for ¾ furlongs through 4 locks from River Dee Branch Junction (where it joins the Shropshire Union Canal (Chester Canal) and the Shropshire Union Canal (Wirral Line - Main Line)) to River Dee Junction (which is a dead end).
The maximum dimensions for a boat to be able to travel on the waterway are 72 feet long and 14 feet wide. The maximum headroom is not known. The maximum draught is not known.
Notable features of the waterway include: Dee Locks
This waterway is excluded by default from route planning with the following explanation: "48 hours advance notice should be given to BW on 01606 723800 before navigating"
|River Dee Branch Junction
Junction with the Shropshire Union (Chester Canal) and the River Dee Branch
|Dee Branch Locks. Top Lock||a few yards||0 locks|
|Dee Branch Top Lock Footbridge||a few yards||1 lock|
|Dee Branch Locks - Middle Lock||¼ furlongs||1 lock|
|South View Road Bridge||¼ furlongs||2 locks|
|Old Port Square Lift Bridge||½ furlongs||2 locks|
|Dee Branch Locks - Bottom Lock||½ furlongs||2 locks|
|New Crane Street Bridge||¾ furlongs||3 locks|
|River Dee Lock||¾ furlongs||3 locks|
|River Dee Junction||¾ furlongs||4 locks|