Category: Runcorn & Weston Canal

Runcorn & Weston Canal Maps – FREE

Free Maps These are my free maps covering the Runcorn & Weston Canal. Download these free maps (from the links at the end) to see how good my maps are, and to check you...

Junction with the River Weaver

< JUMP TO Runcorn & Weston Canal Next > < Runcorn Locks Jn Runcorn Locks Jn > Looking along the River Weaver towards Runcorn, with the Runcorn & Weston Canal diverging to the right. Waterway and...

Start of the Runcorn & Weston Canal

< Next Runcorn & Weston Canal Next > < River Weaver Jn Runcorn Locks Jn >   Leaving the River Weaver, the Runcorn & Weston Canal climbed through one lock, now derelict. RAW 00.015.01 OS Grid Reference...

Derelict Entrance Lock

< Next Runcorn & Weston Canal Next > < River Weaver Jn Runcorn Locks Jn > The derelict entrance lock from the River Weaver leads onto the Runcorn & Weston Canal which is in water for...

Looking through the Bridge

< Next Runcorn & Weston Canal Next > < River Weaver Jn Runcorn Locks Jn > We’re standing on the first bridge of the Runcorn & Weston Canal and peering through the adjacent pipe bridge towards...

The Second Bridge

< Next Runcorn & Weston Canal Next > < River Weaver Jn Runcorn Locks Jn > Looking from the first bridge to the second, this one is navigable, if only you could get a boat there....

The First Bridge

< Next Runcorn & Weston Canal Next > < River Weaver Jn Runcorn Locks Jn > Looking back from the second bridge to the first, that has been infilled with a culver in the centre to...

Beyond the Second Bridge

< Next Runcorn & Weston Canal Next > < River Weaver Jn Runcorn Locks Jn > Beyond the second bridge the water finishes where it disappears from sight in this photo.  The canal is filled in and,...

The End of the Water

< Next Runcorn & Weston Canal Next > < River Weaver Jn Runcorn Locks Jn > The limit of the water on the Runcorn & Weston Canal.  The remaining 1.7km (just over a mile) is filled...

Runcorn New Locks

< Next Runcorn & Weston Canal Next > < River Weaver Jn Runcorn Locks Jn > The line of Runcorn New Locks has been built over and we are looking down the flight which passes through...

End of the Runcorn & Weston Canal

< Next Runcorn & Weston Canal JUMP TO > < River Weaver Jn River Weaver Jn > < Next Bridgewater Canal Next > < MSC Jn Top of Locks  > We’re standing at the end of the...

Runcorn Locks

Runcorn Locks once linked the Bridgewater Canal to the Runcorn & Weston Canal, the Manchester Ship Canal and, previously, the River Mersey. History Opened in 1776, the Bridgewater Canal was linked to the River...

Runcorn & Weston Canal

The Runcorn & Weston Canal ran parallel to the River Mersey, through the outskirts of Runcorn, for 2.4km (1.5 miles).  At the southern end it joined the Weston Canal of the River Weaver Navigation through...