At Icknield Square Junction the Icknield Port Loop diverges to the left under the towpath bridge. This loop was the original route of the canal.
Category: Icknield Port Loop Photos
The entrance to the Icknield Port Loop is hidden under the low towpath bridge.
Many of these once fine building s are lying derelict. It’s likely they will be demolished and replaced by modern developments once
Built for the canal company in 1826 to supply water for the Birmingham Canal Navigations this was called Rotton Park Reservoir.
The Canal & River Trust base on the Icknield Port Loop is often used for mooring historical craft.
The Icknield Port Loop has contained canal owners workshops and other facilities for many years, and is still used by the Canal & River Trust today.
Rather different in style from the other buildings at the depot, this building has unusually shaped windows.
The four-way signpost marks Rotton Park Junction.
This is looking into the Icknield Port Loop at Rotton Park Junction where it meets the Main Line of the Birmingham Canal Navigations at right angles.