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Aire & Calder Navigation - Wakefield Section

Description of Aire & Calder Navigation - Wakefield Section: Castleford Junction (main line Goole to Leeds) to Wakefield Fall Ing Lock (junction with Calder and Hebble Navigation).
For the History of this waterway see the History page.

Waterway Group: This waterway is part of the Aire and Calder Navigation and River Aire

Stanley Ferry on the Aire & Calder Navigation - Wakefield Section

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  • Fairies Hill Moorings Reasonably priced moorings on the Aire & Calder Navigation - Wakefield Section. In a secure secluded rural location.
  • Calder Navigation Society The society was formed in 1969 as an association of Boaters, Ramblers and others who are interested in the preservation and development of the Calder & Hebble Navigation, the Huddersfield Broad Canal, the Wakefield Branch of the Aire & Calder Navigation, and other associated waterways.

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Lock Sizes and maximum craft dimensions of Aire & Calder Navigation - Wakefield Section: Length 142 foot, beam 17 foot 6 inches. NOTE: For more details of maximum lock and craft sizes and the basis of these figures see Craft and Lock Sizes Page

Aire & Calder Navigation - Wakefield Section: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Fall Ing Junction

Junction with Calder and Hebble Navigation Calder and Hebble Navigation junction

0

0

N

SE342198

111

Old Wharf Branch junction

0

0

N

SE342198

111

Railway Bridge

1

0

N

SE351207

104

Broadreach Lock No 1 (Flood Lock)

1.3

1

N

SE352211

104

Stanley Ferry Aqueduct

2.6

1

N

SE355230

104

Birkwood Lock No 2

3.3

2

N

SE359240

104

King's Road Lock No 3

4.3

3

N

SE373244

104

M62 Motorway Bridge

4.8

3

N

SE379249

104

Woodnook Lock No 4

5.5

4

N

SE391251

104

Methley Bridge

A639 road bridge

6.6

4

N

SE409258

105

Castleford Mere

7.4

4

N

SE422263

105

Castleford Junction

Junction with Aire & Calder Main Line Aire & Calder Navigation Main Line junction

7.5

4

N

SE423263

105

NOTE: N and U in the Navigable column above indicates that the node is navigable or unnavigable. If a D appears here it means that navigation is difficult or restricted to smaller craft.

 

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