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 Bridgewater Canal, Worsley to Altrincham
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We walked from Worsley to Altrincham on Sunday, 12th April 2009. A walk of around 9 or 10 miles which was quite scary in places.

Continuing from our last walk, Worsley
Continuing from our last walk, Worsley
 Old machine at Worsley
Old machine at Worsley
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 A boat named 'Thomas'
A boat named 'Thomas'
 The Granary
The Granary
 Boatyard at Worsley
Boatyard at Worsley
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New housing development by the canal
New housing development by the canal
 Leaving Worsley, note canal colour
Leaving Worsley, note canal colour
 More new housing
More new housing
 Looking back as we head out of Worsley
Looking back as we head out of Worsley
 Parrin Lane bridge (Bridge 50)
Parrin Lane bridge (Bridge 50)
Wait, is that a lighthouse at the back?
Wait, is that a lighthouse at the back?
 The Waterside Bar & Restaurant
The Waterside Bar & Restaurant
 A lighthouse by Parrin Lane bridge
A lighthouse by Parrin Lane bridge
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 Leaving Worsley and the scenery changes...
Leaving Worsley and the scenery changes...
 Old building being demolished
Old building being demolished
Industry and eyesores
Industry and eyesores
 Railway and footbridge at Patricroft
Railway and footbridge at Patricroft
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 Sandwiched between Bridgewater Mill and Worsley Road
Sandwiched between Bridgewater Mill and Worsley Road
 Bridgewater Mill
Bridgewater Mill
 Looking back, note proximity to Worsley Road
Looking back, note proximity to Worsley Road
Flats at Patricroft
Flats at Patricroft
 Barton Swing Aqueduct bridge
Barton Swing Aqueduct bridge
 Barton Road
Barton Road
 Approaching a swing bridge
Approaching a swing bridge
 View of Barton Swing Aqueduct bridge
View of Barton Swing Aqueduct bridge
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View the other way towards the motorway
View the other way towards the motorway
 Another view of Barton Swing Aqueduct bridge
Another view of Barton Swing Aqueduct bridge
 A boat enters Barton Swing Aqueduct bridge
A boat enters Barton Swing Aqueduct bridge
 Elevated towpath before Ashburton Road bridge (Bridge 46)
Elevated towpath before Ashburton Road bridge (Bridge 46)
 More industry as we approach Trafford
More industry as we approach Trafford
Ashburton Road bridge (Bridge 46) and pipe bridge
Ashburton Road bridge (Bridge 46) and pipe bridge
 Little used towpath at Trafford
Little used towpath at Trafford
 A line of poplar trees on a straight stretch
A line of poplar trees on a straight stretch
 View of the Trafford Centre from the towpath
View of the Trafford Centre from the towpath
 Kellogg's factory at Trafford
Kellogg's factory at Trafford
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Back on the canal by Kellogg's
Back on the canal by Kellogg's
 Mosley Road bridge (Bridge 44)
Mosley Road bridge (Bridge 44)
 Pipe bridge and narrow boat
Pipe bridge and narrow boat
 Taylor's bridge (Bridge 43)
Taylor's bridge (Bridge 43)
 Approaching Waters Meeting footbridge, the junction to Manchester
Approaching Waters Meeting footbridge, the junction to Manchester
The junction looking towards Manchester
The junction looking towards Manchester
 Under unnamed bridge (Bridge 42) looking towards Waters Meeting bridge (Bridge 41)
Under unnamed bridge (Bridge 42) looking towards Waters Meeting bridge (Bridge 41)
 Pipe bridge approaching Stretford
Pipe bridge approaching Stretford
 Moorings at Gorse Hill
Moorings at Gorse Hill
 Moorings at Gorse Hill
Moorings at Gorse Hill
Miss 'B' Havin
Miss 'B' Havin
 Longford Road bridge (Bridge 39)
Longford Road bridge (Bridge 39)
 Pipe bridge and narrow boat
Pipe bridge and narrow boat
 Tame? Graffiti at Stretford
Tame? Graffiti at Stretford
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 View of a church from the towpath
View of a church from the towpath
Some boats that could do with some TLC
Some boats that could do with some TLC
 Edge Lane bridge (Bridge 38) at Stretford
Edge Lane bridge (Bridge 38) at Stretford
 Sunbathing in Stretford
Sunbathing in Stretford
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 Stretford, not the nicest of places
Stretford, not the nicest of places
 The Watch House Cruising club between Sale and Stretford
The Watch House Cruising club between Sale and Stretford
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A snowman on the booze
A snowman on the booze
 Cut Hole aqueduct over the River Irwell
Cut Hole aqueduct over the River Irwell
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 Ugly M60 motorway bridge (Bridge 37)
Ugly M60 motorway bridge (Bridge 37)
 Another eyesore, a gasometer
Another eyesore, a gasometer
 Whites bridge (Bridge 36)
Whites bridge (Bridge 36)
The Bridge Inn, time for food...
The Bridge Inn, time for food...
 Back on the canal, and more apartments
Back on the canal, and more apartments
 What are they?
What are they?
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 Approaching Sale
Approaching Sale
 The King's Ransom pub in Sale
The King's Ransom pub in Sale
The Robert Bolt Theatre at Sale
The Robert Bolt Theatre at Sale
 Sale bridge (Bridge 35)
Sale bridge (Bridge 35)
 Old crane at Sale bridge (Bridge 35)
Old crane at Sale bridge (Bridge 35)
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 Boarded up windows
Boarded up windows
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 Terraced housing overlooking the canal in Sale
Terraced housing overlooking the canal in Sale
Railway runs parallel with the canal
Railway runs parallel with the canal
 Boats moored at Sale Cruising Club
Boats moored at Sale Cruising Club
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 Marsland Road bridge (Bridge 34)
Marsland Road bridge (Bridge 34)
 As straight as a die
As straight as a die
 Looking back along the straight stretch
Looking back along the straight stretch
Timperley bridge (Bridge 33)
Timperley bridge (Bridge 33)
 A boat moored next to Timperley bridge (Bridge 33)
A boat moored next to Timperley bridge (Bridge 33)
 Caidan House business centre, Timperley
Caidan House business centre, Timperley
 Railway bridge (Bridge 32)
Railway bridge (Bridge 32)
 Apartments
Apartments
Old railway bridge, arches now used for local businesses
Old railway bridge, arches now used for local businesses
 Broadheath bridge (Bridge 30)
Broadheath bridge (Bridge 30)
 View from Broadheath bridge (Bridge 30)
View from Broadheath bridge (Bridge 30)
 
 

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