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Bradford Canal

Description of Bradford Canal: A 3 miles 3 furlong broad canal from Shipley on the Leeds and Liverpool to Bradford.

History of Bradford Canal: Authorised by an Act of 1771 and opened in 1774, closed in 1867, 3 miles reopened in 1873 closed in 1922.
For more details see the History page.

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Related External Web Sites of Bradford Canal

  • Pennine Waterways Peak Forest, Ashton, Rochdale, Leeds & Liverpool, Huddersfield and other canals in the area.
  • Bradford Waterways Dedicated to the re-opening of Bradford's Canal. The plan includes the building of two retail parks, a business park, 4.5 km of new canal with 6 marinas and various water features.

 

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