Birmingham Canal Navigations (Lower Ocker Hill Branch)

The Birmingham Canal Navigations (Lower Ocker Hill Branch) is a narrow canal and is part of the Birmingham Canal Navigations. It runs for 1½ furlongs from Lower Ocker Hill Branch Junction (where it joins the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Walsall Canal)) to Lower Ocker Hill Branch Terminus (which is a dead end).

The maximum dimensions for a boat to be able to travel on the waterway are 72 feet long and 7 feet wide. The maximum headroom is 6 feet and 6 inches. The maximum draught is 4 feet.

The navigational authority for this waterway is Canal & River Trust

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Lower Ocker Hill Branch Junction
Junction of the Walsall Canal with the Lower Ocker Hill Branch. Facilities and residential moorings up the branch.
Lower Ocker Hill Branch Junction Bridge
With pipe bridges either side
a few yards 0 locks
Bayleys Lane Bridge ¾ furlongs 0 locks
Bayleys Lane Arm 1 furlong 0 locks
Lower Ocker Hill Branch Terminus 1½ furlongs 0 locks
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Wikipedia has a page about Birmingham Canal Navigations

Birmingham Canal Navigations (BCN) is a network of canals connecting Birmingham, Wolverhampton, and the eastern part of the Black Country. The BCN is connected to the rest of the English canal system at several junctions.

At its working peak, the BCN contained about 160 miles (257 km) of canals; today just over 100 miles (160 km) are navigable, and the majority of traffic is from tourist and residential narrowboats.

Other Wikipedia pages that might relate to Birmingham Canal Navigations
[Water levels of the Birmingham Canal Navigations] [Rushall Canal] [Rushall Junction] [Fazeley Junction] [Galton Bridge] [Walsall Canal] [Tame Valley Junction] [Birchills Junction] [Anson Branch]
Information retrieved Tuesday 29 December 2015 at 10:01