Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm)

The Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) is a narrow canal and is part of the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section). It runs for 1 mile and 4¾ furlongs through 1 lock from Welford Basin and Wharf (which is a dead end) to Welford Branch Junction (where it joins the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union)).

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 not known. The maximum draught is not known.

The navigational authority for this waterway is Canal & River Trust

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Welford Basin and Wharf
End of navigation
Welford Basin 1¾ furlongs 0 locks
Welford Lock No 1 3 furlongs 0 locks
Welford Bridge No 3 3¼ furlongs 1 lock
Welford Narrows 3½ furlongs 1 lock
Gilberts Bridge No 2 6½ furlongs 1 lock
Bosworth Mill Bridge No 1 1 mile and 3 furlongs 1 lock
Welford Branch Junction
Junction of Grand Union Welford Branch with Leicester Section
1 mile and 4¾ furlongs 1 lock
 
 
 
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Wikipedia has a page about Grand Union Canal

The Grand Union Canal in England is part of the British canal system. Its main line starts in London and ends in Birmingham, stretching for 137 miles (220 km) with 166 locks. It has arms to places including Leicester, Slough, Aylesbury, Wendover and Northampton.

The Grand Union Canal was also the original name for part of what is now part of the Leicester Line of the modern Grand Union: this latter is now generally referred to as the Old Grand Union Canal to avoid ambiguity.

Other Wikipedia pages that might relate to Grand Union Canal
[Grand Union Canal (old)] [Shropshire Union Canal] [List of canals of the United Kingdom] [Grand Union Canal 145 mile Race] [Grand Union] [Regent's Canal] [Union Canal] [Oxford Canal] [Grand Junction Canal]
Information retrieved Tuesday 20 March 2018 at 7:27