Category: Soho Loop Photos

Industrial Buildings along Both Sides

Parts of the loop run between high sided industrial buildings which restrict the views, rather like being in a cutting.

Rotton Park Junction

The four-way signpost marks Rotton Park Junction.

Looking towards Rotton Park Junction

Rotton Park Junction is immediately beyond the Railway Bridge and it is a four-way junction. Straight ahead is the Icknield Port Loop.

Long range views towards Birmingham

A short length of the Soho Loop has wonderful long range views towards the centre of Birmingham.

Western Road Bridge

Western Road Bridge is typical of many around the Soho Loop. The red doors in the bridge parapet give access for the fire service to take water from the canal for fire fighting purposes. Birmingham is

Looking towards Soho Branch Junction

Looking along the Soho Loop towards Wolverhampton the towpath bridge marks the entrance to the Soho Branch into Hockley Port.

Soho Branch Junction

The Soho Loop of the Birmingham Canal Navigations passes the junction for the Soho Branch.

Gentle Curves on the Soho Loop

Wide sweeping curves with houses set well back from the towpath makes for a lovely cruise along the Soho Loop.

Winson Green Prison

HM Prison Birmingham, sometimes known as Winson Green Prison, stands next to the Soho Loop, with its boundary marked by the High Brick Walls.

Looking towards Winson Green Junction

Approaching WInson Green Junction along the Soho Loop. Immediately beyond the bridge is the junction with the Main Line of the Birmingham Canal Navigations. That runs between

Winson Green Junction

The finger sign at Winson Green Junction identifies the Birmingham Canal Navigations (BCN) Main Line between Birmingham and Wolverhampton.