Category: Icknield Port Loop Photos (BCN)

Icknield Square Junction

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.

Derelict surroundings

Many of these once fine building s are lying derelict. It’s likely they will be demolished and replaced by modern developments once

Edgbaston Reservoir

Built for the canal company in 1826 to supply water for the Birmingham Canal Navigations this was called Rotton Park Reservoir.

Traditional Craft

The Canal & River Trust base on the Icknield Port Loop is often used for mooring historical craft.

Canal Workshops

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.

Unusual Windows

Rather different in style from the other buildings at the depot, this building has unusually shaped windows.

Rotton Park Junction

The four-way signpost marks Rotton Park Junction.

One end of Icknield Port Loop

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.