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Background imageCanal Collection: Burnley Weavers Triangle DES01_01_0212

Burnley Weavers Triangle DES01_01_0212
Weavers Triangle, Burnley, Lancashire. A view looking south east along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal from Westgate Bridge showing mills and warehouses lining the canal

Background imageCanal Collection: Severn Railway Bridge EAW038126

Severn Railway Bridge EAW038126
The Severn Railway Bridge, Sharpness, Gloucestershire, from the south, July 1951. The Golucester-Sharpness canal is in the foreground, crossed by a swing-bridge

Background imageCanal Collection: Barton Swing Aqueduct a98_05171

Barton Swing Aqueduct a98_05171
Boats on the Barton Swing Aqueduct, carrying the Bridgewater Canal over the Manchester Ship Canal. Trafford, Greater Manchester. Photographed by Eric de Mare sometime in the 1950s

Background imageCanal Collection: Crossing a canal JLP01_08_084424

Crossing a canal JLP01_08_084424
STAFFORDSHIRE. A sheet pile cofferdam being constructed across a canal on the route of the Barlaston pipeline, as a narrow boat passes by

Background imageCanal Collection: Worcester HAW_09422_20

Worcester HAW_09422_20
Worcester Cathedral, College Yard, Worcester. Showing the city and canal. Photographed by Harold Wingham in September 1951

Background imageCanal Collection: Tardebigge Flight 29447_035

Tardebigge Flight 29447_035
Part of Tardebigge Flight, Worcester and Birmingham Canal, Worcestershire. Photographed in June 2015

Background imageCanal Collection: Armley Mills Leeds 28009_064

Armley Mills Leeds 28009_064
Leeds Industrial Museum, Armley Mills, Canal Road, Armley, Leeds. Originally the site of a corn and fulling mill, in 1805 it was developed to be the largest woollen mill in the world

Background imageCanal Collection: Anderton Boat Lift a99_09245

Anderton Boat Lift a99_09245
ANDERTON BOAT LIFT, Cheshire. Floodlit night view from the west. The Boat Lift opened in 1875. It was built to transfer canal boats between the River Weaver Navigation and the Trent & Mersey Canal

Background imageCanal Collection: Westway Flyover JLP01_10_00756

Westway Flyover JLP01_10_00756
WESTWAY FLYOVER, A40, KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA, GREATER LONDON. An elevated view looking west along the route of the Westway Flyover

Background imageCanal Collection: Birmingham Canal Navigations Head Office BCN01_01_01

Birmingham Canal Navigations Head Office BCN01_01_01
Birmingham Canal Navigations Head Office, Paradise Street, Birmingham. Exterior view showing the front elevation in 1876. The gateways through this building gave access to the Old Wharf canal

Background imageCanal Collection: Midland Link Motorway construction JLP01_08_069215a

Midland Link Motorway construction JLP01_08_069215a
M6 Motorway, M6, Penkridge, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Midland Link Motorway, between Junction 13 and Junction 11 of the M6

Background imageCanal Collection: Caen Hill Locks 29613_014

Caen Hill Locks 29613_014
Caen Hill Locks, Kennet and Avon Canal, Devizes, Wiltshire, 2015

Background imageCanal Collection: Kirkstall Road Viaduct 28348_050

Kirkstall Road Viaduct 28348_050
Kirkstall Road Viaduct, Burley, Leeds. Railway viaduct carrying the former Leeds and Thirsk line over the River Aire, Viaduct Road and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal

Background imageCanal Collection: Nottingham Canal DP073773

Nottingham Canal DP073773
Castle Wharf, Nottingham. British Waterways warehouse viewed from south from basin footbridge

Background imageCanal Collection: Diglies Basin HAW_09422_17

Diglies Basin HAW_09422_17
Diglis Canal Basin, Worcester. Terminus of the Worcester and Birmingham Canal, with lock access to the River Severn. Photographed by Harold Wingham in September 1951

Background imageCanal Collection: Feathers Boat House OFH01_01_01_f09_01

Feathers Boat House OFH01_01_01_f09_01
Feathers Boat House, Wandsworth, Wandsworth, Greater London. The Feathers Boat House, also known as The Feathers Tavern, seen across the canal running parrallel to the River Wandle

Background imageCanal Collection: Canalside works BB81_02839

Canalside works BB81_02839
E P & W Baldwin's Tin Plate Works, Horseley Fields, Wolverhampton. Baldwin's tin plate works stood at the junction of the Birmingham Canal Navigations New Main Line and the Wyrley

Background imageCanal Collection: Canalside works BB81_00015

Canalside works BB81_00015
A view showing iron works close to the canal, Wolverhampton. There are several tall square chimneys, and parts of the site appear disused

Background imageCanal Collection: Wootton Rivers Lock MCF01_02_0704

Wootton Rivers Lock MCF01_02_0704
Wootton Rivers Lock, Wootton Rivers, Wiltshire. A view looking south-west along the Kennet and Avon Canal towards the lock gates of Wootton Rivers Lock

Background imageCanal Collection: Flooding at Diglis 33871_021

Flooding at Diglis 33871_021
Flooding of River Severn at Diglis Lock near Worcester, Worcestershire, 2019

Background imageCanal Collection: Flooding at Diglis 33871_017

Flooding at Diglis 33871_017
Flooding of River Severn at Diglis Lock near Worcester, Worcestershire, 2019

Background imageCanal Collection: Flooding at Diglis 33871_019

Flooding at Diglis 33871_019
Flooding of River Severn at Diglis Bridge near Worcester, Worcestershire, 2019

Background imageCanal Collection: Three Bridges 35109_016

Three Bridges 35109_016
Windmill Bridge, aka Three Bridges, on the Grand Union Canal at Hanwell, designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Greater London, 2021

Background imageCanal Collection: Runcorn Gap 35025_043

Runcorn Gap 35025_043
Road and rail bridges over the River Mersey and Manchester Ship Canal at Runcorn Gap, Halton, Cheshire, 2021

Background imageCanal Collection: Runcorn Gap 35025_041

Runcorn Gap 35025_041
Road and rail bridges over the River Mersey and Manchester Ship Canal at Runcorn Gap, Halton, Cheshire, 2021

Background imageCanal Collection: Canalside JLP01_10_49387a

Canalside JLP01_10_49387a
NATIONAL INDOOR ARENA, KING EDWARDS ROAD, BIRMINGHAM. A view looking north west across the canal towards the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham

Background imageCanal Collection: Canalside JLP01_10_49387b

Canalside JLP01_10_49387b
NATIONAL INDOOR ARENA, KING EDWARDS ROAD, BIRMINGHAM. A view from Cambrian Wharf looking south west towards the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, which is in the final stages of construction

Background imageCanal Collection: Salt factory JLP01_08_089431

Salt factory JLP01_08_089431
British Salt Factory, Faulkner Lane, Middlewich, Cheshire East. A view from across the Trent & Mersey Canal of the main processing building at the British Salt factory

Background imageCanal Collection: Caen Hill Locks 29613_012

Caen Hill Locks 29613_012
Caen Hill Locks, Kennet and Avon Canal, Devizes, Wiltshire, 2015

Background imageCanal Collection: Suez Canal, 1918 EGP_22663_18

Suez Canal, 1918 EGP_22663_18
Suez Canal, Egypt. Aerial view showing a camouflaged ship at the entrance to the Suez Canal near Ismailia. The photograph was probably taken from an observation balloon at a range of 500ft

Background imageCanal Collection: Frozen Canal CC025434

Frozen Canal CC025434
Grand Union Canal, Hounslow, Greater London. A man standing by the damaged canal bank with a boat in the broken ice in the foreground, and Kew Bridge Pumping Station in the distance

Background imageCanal Collection: Reflections DP073433

Reflections DP073433
Watery reflections of a bantam tug at Battlebridge Basin, Regents Canal, Camden, London

Background imageCanal Collection: Wootton Wawen Aqueduct 20138_13

Wootton Wawen Aqueduct 20138_13
Aqueduct at Wootton Wawen, near Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire. The aqueduct carries the Stratford-on-Avon Canal over the main road. Barges are moored in the basin just beyond the aqueduct

Background imageCanal Collection: Airedale Mills Bingley DES01_01_0616

Airedale Mills Bingley DES01_01_0616
Airedale Mills, Crossflatts, Bingley, Bradford, viewed across the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. Photographed by Eileen Deste between 1966 and 1974

Background imageCanal Collection: Kings Cross 27537_025

Kings Cross 27537_025
The Regents Canal, Kings Cross, Camden, London. Central St Martins College of Art & Design was once a railway grain store and then a wagon marshalling shed

Background imageCanal Collection: Transport routes 28351_020

Transport routes 28351_020
Leeds and Liverpool Canal and River Aire, North Yorkshire. At this point the river is crossed by an aqueduct and a railway viaduct, while the canal is crossed by road and rail bridges

Background imageCanal Collection: Uffington, Oxfordshire BB97_11909

Uffington, Oxfordshire BB97_11909
Uffington, Oxfordshire. A family group standing outside their cottage. In the background is the frame for a lifting canal bridge

Background imageCanal Collection: The Bridgewater Monument

The Bridgewater Monument
A fluted giant Greek Doric column with pedestal incribed In honour of Francis, third duke of Bridgewater, " Father of inland navigation" 1832. IoE 355639

Background imageCanal Collection: Eardswick Bridge

Eardswick Bridge
Accommodatiion bridge on the Middlewick Branch Canal at SJ 670 599, Cheshire. IoE 351223


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