Hollinwood Canal – Virtual Cruise

Take a virtual cruise along the Hollinwood Canal.

Cinderland Bridge
Cinderland Bridge

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Hollinwood Canal Main Line

Fairbottom Branch of the Hollinwood Canal

Werneth Branch Canal

Junction with Hollinwood Canal

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After Canal Street
After Canal Street

The Werneth Branch Canal has a junction with the Hollinwood Canal after it has crossed Canal Street, and climbed through the final two locks.  The Werneth Branch Canal route can still be found threading its was through the houses.

Waterway and Kilometerage WERN 00.240.05
OS Grid Reference SD 90724 03345
Date and Time 160215 135138
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Werneth Branch Canal

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Werneth Branch Canal
Werneth Branch Canal

The final section of the route was built as the Werneth Branch Canal.  It ran past the left hand end of this building then the rest of the route is lost under the railway embankment, now used by the Manchester Metrolink trams.

Waterway and Kilometerage WERN 00.450.05
OS Grid Reference SD 90651 03531
Date and Time 160215 135454
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