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Manchester Ship Canal - River Irwell Upper Reach

Description of Manchester Ship Canal - River Irwell Upper Reach: This one and a quarter mile branch runs from the Woden Street Footbridge, where it joins the main Manchester Ship Canal, to Hunts Bank.
For the History of this waterway see the History page.

Waterway Group: This waterway is part of the Manchester Ship Canal

Navigation Authority: : Manchester Ship Canal Company, Queen Elizabeth II Dock, Eastham, Wirral CH62 0BB: Telephone 0151 327 1461 : Fax 0151 327 6278 :

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Manchester Ship Canal - River Irwell Upper Reach: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Woden Street Footbridge

Junction with Manchester Ship Canal

0

0

N

SJ824973

109

Hulme Locks Branch Junction

Junction with this branch of the Bridgewater Canal.

0.1

0

N

SJ825974

109

Regent Road Bridge

0.3

0

N

SJ826976

109

Water Street and Irwell Street Bridge

0.8

0

N

SJ833983

109

Blackfriars Bridge

1.1

0

N

SJ836985

109

Victoria Bridge and Station Approach

1.3

0

N

SJ838988

109

Hunts Bank

End of navigation

1.4

0

N

SJ836990

109

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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