Wool Road Bridge No 70

Wool Road, Dobcross, Oldham, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
A670
 
Wool Road Bridge No 70 is a minor waterways place on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal between Royal George Aqueduct (2 miles and 6 furlongs and 6 locks to the southwest) and Diggle (1 mile and 7 furlongs and 9 locks to the northeast).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Royal George Aqueduct is Wool Road Winding Hole (Non tunnel traffic wind here); ¾ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Diggle is Old Lane Bridge; ¼ furlongs away.

There may be access to the towpath here.

Mooring here is unrated

Facilities: boater-operated pump-out.

There is a bridge here which takes a major road over the canal.

 
pump out facilities next to wool transfer shed, bridge in background
Copyright: David Tunbridge
Taken: 25 January 2007

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Nearest water point

Wool Road Lock No 24W — ½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin (Huddersfield)
Standedge Tunnel (East end) — 5 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin (Huddersfield)
Grove Road Bridge No 96 — 6 miles, ¼ furlongs and 15 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Staley Hall Lock No 8W — 6 miles, 1 furlong and 15 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Slaithwaite Winding Hole — 8 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 30 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin (Huddersfield)
Aspley Basin (Huddersfield) — 13 miles, 3 furlongs and 51 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin (Huddersfield)
Fairfield Junction — 13 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 23 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Fairfield Junction
New Islington Marina — 17 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 43 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to New Islington Marina
Staffordshire, Kenworthy and other Arms — 18 miles, 4½ furlongs and 50 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne 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 & The New Basin — 18 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 50 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne 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 & The New Basin
Marple Junction — 19 miles, 1 furlong and 39 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction
Brighouse Basin — 19 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 64 locks away
Travel to Aspley Basin (Huddersfield), then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Brighouse Basin
Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8 — 19 miles, 1½ furlongs and 64 locks away
Travel to Aspley Basin (Huddersfield), then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8
Church Lane Bridge No 2 — 19 miles, 2 furlongs and 39 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne 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
Shepley Bridge Sanitary Station — 19 miles, 7½ furlongs and 62 locks away
Travel to Aspley Basin (Huddersfield), then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Shepley Bridge Sanitary Station

Nearest rubbish disposal

Aspley Basin (Huddersfield) — 13 miles, 3 furlongs and 51 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin (Huddersfield)
Marple Junction — 19 miles, 1 furlong and 39 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction
Brighouse Basin — 19 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 64 locks away
Travel to Aspley Basin (Huddersfield), then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Brighouse Basin
Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8 — 19 miles, 1½ furlongs and 64 locks away
Travel to Aspley Basin (Huddersfield), then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8
Shepley Bridge Sanitary Station — 19 miles, 7½ furlongs and 62 locks away
Travel to Aspley Basin (Huddersfield), then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Shepley Bridge Sanitary Station

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

Grove Road Bridge No 96 — 6 miles, ¼ furlongs and 15 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Slaithwaite Winding Hole — 8 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 30 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin (Huddersfield)
Aspley Basin (Huddersfield) — 13 miles, 3 furlongs and 51 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin (Huddersfield)
Fairfield Junction — 13 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 23 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Fairfield Junction
Potato Wharf Arm & The New Basin — 18 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 50 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne 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 & The New Basin
Marple Junction — 19 miles, 1 furlong and 39 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction
Brighouse Basin — 19 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 64 locks away
Travel to Aspley Basin (Huddersfield), then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Brighouse Basin
Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8 — 19 miles, 1½ furlongs and 64 locks away
Travel to Aspley Basin (Huddersfield), then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8
Shepley Bridge Sanitary Station — 19 miles, 7½ furlongs and 62 locks away
Travel to Aspley Basin (Huddersfield), then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Shepley Bridge Sanitary Station

Nearest place to turn

Wool Road Winding Hole — ¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Saddleworth Visitor Centre Winding Hole — 6¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Diggle Winding Hole — 1 mile, 5¼ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin (Huddersfield)
Manns Wharf Bridge No 82 — 2 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Wolsey Chimneys — 2 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Roughtown Court Winding Hole — 3 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Mossley Bottoms Winding Hole — 4 miles, 2½ furlongs and 11 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Tunnel End Winding Hole — 5 miles, 2½ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin (Huddersfield)
Booth Lock Winding Hole — 6 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 20 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin (Huddersfield)
Knowle Street Winding Hole — 8 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 16 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Slaithwaite Winding Hole — 8 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 30 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin (Huddersfield)
Staley Wharf Winding Hole — 9 miles, 4½ furlongs and 20 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Linthwaite Winding Hole — 9 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 35 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin (Huddersfield)
Ashton-under-Lyne Junction — 10 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 23 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Dukinfield Junction — 11 miles, ¼ furlongs and 23 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction
Portland Basin Arm — 11 miles, ¾ furlongs and 23 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Portland Basin Arm
Isis Lock Winding Hole — 11 miles, 1½ furlongs and 43 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin (Huddersfield)
**NOT FOUND** — 12 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 23 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to **NOT FOUND**
Lumb Lane Bridge Winding Hole — 12 miles, 5½ furlongs and 23 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Lumb Lane Bridge Winding Hole
Dunkirk Farm Bridge Winding Hole — 12 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 23 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Dunkirk Farm Bridge Winding Hole

Nearest self-operated pump-out

The nearest self-operated pump-out is here. Others are at:
New Islington Marina — 17 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 43 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to New Islington Marina

Nearest boatyard pump-out

Aspley Basin (Huddersfield) — 13 miles, 3 furlongs and 51 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin (Huddersfield)
Shepley Bridge Marina — 19 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 62 locks away
Travel to Aspley Basin (Huddersfield), then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Shepley Bridge Marina
 
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City
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Restaurant
  • Limekiln Cafe (Coffee Shop, Tea Room)
    Wool Lane, Oldham, OL3 5PB — 282 yards to the south.
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    73 High Street, Uppermill, Oldham, OL3 6AP — 937 yards to the south.
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    23 High Street, Saddleworth, OL3 6HS — 1212 yards to the south.
Nail Salon
Bridal Shop
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    80 High Street, Oldham, OL3 6AW — 935 yards to the south.
Residence
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    481 yards to the west.
Garden Center
Local Business
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    Lee Street, Uppermill, Saddleworth, OL3 6AE — 1076 yards to the south.
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    Unit 5, Warth Mill, Diggle, Oldham, Diggle, OL35PJ — 1568 yards to the northeast.
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