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Droitwich Barge and Junction Canals - 3. Town Lock

Before and After Restoration Picture Gallery
Droitwich
Worcestershire
England


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Under the A38 1976
 
 
Under the A38 2012
 
  
Alongside the Hanbury Road 1976 
 
 
Alongside the Hanbury Road 2012 
 
 
 The Weir east of Droitwich 1976
 
 
Where once the Weir east of Droitwich 2012
 
  
Where the canal once left the River Salwarpe 1976
 
 
Where the canal once left the River Salwarpe 2012
 
  
The canal bed east of Droitwich 1976
 
 
The canal bed east of Droitwich 2012
 
 
 The River Salwarpe 1976 eventually to be transformed into the new canal route.
 
 
The River Salwarpe 2012 transformed into the new canal route.
 
 
By 2015 the industrial buildings on the bend had been demolished and the old bridge covering the original canal route eradicated. A smart new housing development now overlooks the restored canal instead.




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1) TOPOGRAPHICAL LOCATION:
England
The Droitwich Canals
2) LANDSCAPE:
Rolling Countryside
Inland Water
3) INFORMATION CATEGORY:
Industrial Archaeology
History & Heritage
5) GENERAL VISITOR INFORMATION:
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