Bottom of Runcorn Old Locks

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Bottom of Runcorn Old Locks

Bottom of Runcorn Old Locks

The bottom of Runcorn Old Locks leads onto the Manchester Ship Canal, having previously joined the River Mersey before the ship canal was built.  While restoration of the link to the Ship Canal through the bottom pair of staircase locks would be possible it seems likely that restoration efforts will be concentrated on the top four pairs to provide the link between the Bridgewater Canal and the Runcorn & Weston Canal.

Waterway and Kilometerage BRIDGEW 45.915
OS Grid Reference SJ 50438 83132
Date and Time 151229 092046
Copyright © Paul Balmer

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