Islington Tunnel (West end)

Muriel Street crosses here
Regent's Canal Towpath, London, London Borough of Islington, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
 
 
Islington Tunnel (West end) is a place on the waterways on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) between Hertford Union Junction (Junction of Regent's and Hertford Union Canals) (3 miles and 2½ furlongs and 4 locks to the east) and Cumberland Basin (Junction with Cumberland Market Branch) (1 mile and 7¾ furlongs and 4 locks to the west).
 
It is at one end of Islington Tunnel.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Hertford Union Junction is Islington Tunnel (East end) (Colebrook Row crosses here); 4¼ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Cumberland Basin is Thornhill Bridge; ¾ furlongs away.

Places of interest within 1 mile and to which this is the nearest place: Mainline railway stations (2, nearest is 1 mile and 2½ furlongs away); Aliance and Leicester cashpoints (ATM machines) (1 mile and ¾ furlongs away); Nationwide Building Society cashpoints (ATM machines) (1 mile and 1¾ furlongs away); Santander Bank cashpoints (ATM machines) (1 mile and ¾ furlongs away); Sainsbury's supermarkets (1 mile and ¾ furlongs away)

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Nearest water point

St Pancras Lock No 4 — 5 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
City Road Service Mooring — 5¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
Victoria Park Services — 3 miles, 1½ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
Meath Gardens Footbridge No 55A — 3 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
Westbourne Terrace Bridge No 3C — 3 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Westbourne Terrace Bridge No 3C
Little Venice Services — 3 miles, 5½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Little Venice Services
Diesel Boat MB Ash — 3 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Diesel Boat MB Ash
Old Ford Lock No 19 — 4 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Old Ford Lock No 19
Limehouse Basin — 4 miles, 6½ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
East Wick Service Wharf — 4 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to East Wick Service Wharf
Tail of Bow Locks — 5 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Head of Bow Locks, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Bow Lock) to Tail of Bow Locks
Mitre Bridge No 6 — 6 miles, ¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Mitre Bridge No 6
Mary Seacole Gardens — 6 miles, ¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Mary Seacole Gardens
Tottenham Lock No 17 — 8 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Tottenham Lock No 17
Stonebridge Lock Services — 9 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Stonebridge Lock Services
Pickett's Lock No 15 — 11 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Pickett's Lock No 15
The Black Horse PH (Greenford) — 11 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to The Black Horse PH (Greenford)
Wharf Road Bridge No 33 — 12 miles, 2 furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Wharf Road Bridge No 33
Bull's Bridge Visitor Moorings — 16 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Bull's Bridge Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Gayton to Brentford) to Bull's Bridge Visitor Moorings
Norwood Top Lock No 90 — 18 miles, 5½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Bull's Bridge Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Gayton to Brentford) to Norwood Top Lock No 90

Nearest rubbish disposal

St Pancras Lock No 4 — 5 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
City Road Service Mooring — 5¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
St Pancras Basin — 5½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Victoria Park Services — 3 miles, 1½ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
Little Venice Services — 3 miles, 5½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Little Venice Services
Old Ford Lock No 19 — 4 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Old Ford Lock No 19
Limehouse Lock No 13 — 4 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
Kensal Green Bridge No 4 — 5 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Kensal Green Bridge No 4
Stonebridge Lock Services — 9 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Stonebridge Lock Services
The Black Horse PH (Greenford) — 11 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to The Black Horse PH (Greenford)
Norwood Top Lock No 90 — 18 miles, 5½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Bull's Bridge Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Gayton to Brentford) to Norwood Top Lock No 90

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

St Pancras Lock No 4 — 5 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
St Pancras Basin — 5½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Acton's Lock No 7 — 2 miles, 3 furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
Victoria Park Services — 3 miles, 1½ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
Little Venice Services — 3 miles, 5½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Little Venice Services
Old Ford Lock No 19 — 4 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Old Ford Lock No 19
Limehouse Basin — 4 miles, 6½ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
Tottenham Lock No 17 — 8 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Tottenham Lock No 17
Stonebridge Lock Services — 9 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Stonebridge Lock Services
Northolt Boatyard — 12 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Northolt Boatyard
Norwood Top Lock No 90 — 18 miles, 5½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Bull's Bridge Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Gayton to Brentford) to Norwood Top Lock No 90

Nearest place to turn

Battlebridge Basin — 2 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Kings Cross Railway Aqueduct — 3 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
St Pancras Lock Winding Hole — 4 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
City Road Basin Branch — 6 furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
Wenlock Basin Branch — 6½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
Dingwall's Wharf — 1 mile, 4¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Kingsland Basin — 1 mile, 5¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
Cumberland Basin — 1 mile, 7¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Hertford Union Junction — 3 miles, 2½ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
Little Venice — 3 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Hertford Union Top Lock Winding Hole — 4 miles and 4 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Top Lock Winding Hole
Paddington Basin Visitor Moorings — 4 miles, ¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Paddington Basin Visitor Moorings
Hertford Union Canal Junction — 4 miles, 3½ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction
Limehouse Basin — 4 miles, 6½ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
Waterworks River - River Lea Junction — 5 miles, 1 furlong and 9 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Old River Lea Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation - Bow Back Rivers (Old River Lea) to Waterworks River - River Lea Junction
Waterworks River - Three Mills Wall River Junction — 5 miles, 2½ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Lea - St. Thomas Creek Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation - Bow Back Rivers (St. Thomas Creek) to Waterworks River - Three Mills Wall River Junction
Abbott Wharf Dock — 5 miles, 2½ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Limehouse Basin, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (Limehouse Cut) to Abbott Wharf Dock
Porta Bella Dock No 1 (Infilled) — 5 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Porta Bella Dock No 1 (Infilled)
Olympic Park Winding Hole — 5 miles, 3½ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Old River Lea Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation - Bow Back Rivers (Old River Lea) to Waterworks River - River Lea Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation - Bow Back Rivers (Waterworks River) to Olympic Park Winding Hole
Three Mills - Prescott Junction — 5 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Lea - St. Thomas Creek Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation - Bow Back Rivers (St. Thomas Creek) to Waterworks River - Three Mills Wall River Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation - Bow Back Rivers (Three Mills Wall River) to Three Mills - Prescott Junction

Nearest self-operated pump-out

Acton's Lock No 7 — 2 miles, 3 furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
Little Venice Services — 3 miles, 5½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Little Venice Services
Limehouse Basin — 4 miles, 6½ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Limehouse Basin Entrance
East Wick Service Wharf — 4 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to East Wick Service Wharf
Stonebridge Lock Services — 9 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Stonebridge Lock Services
Packet Boat Marina — 19 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Bull's Bridge Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Gayton to Brentford) to Cowley Peachey Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Slough Arm) to Packet Boat Marina

Nearest boatyard pump-out

St Pancras Basin — 5½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Little Venice
Diesel Boat MB Ash — 3 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Diesel Boat MB Ash
Springfield Marina (entrance No 2) — 7 miles, 2 furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Springfield Marina (entrance No 2)
Northolt Boatyard — 12 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Northolt Boatyard
Willowtree Marina — 14 miles, 5 furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Little Venice, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Willowtree Marina
Old Nazeing Road Wharf — 19 miles, 6 furlongs and 17 locks away
Travel to Hertford Union Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Hertford Union Canal) to Hertford Union Canal Junction, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee: commercial section) to Waltham Town Lock No 11, then on the Lee and Stort Navigation (River Lee) to Old Nazeing Road Wharf
 

Wikipedia has a page about Islington Tunnel

The Islington Tunnel carries the Regent's Canal Arm of the Grand Union Canal for 960 yards (878 m) underneath the Angel area of Islington, in London. The two other tunnels on the Regent's Canal are Eyre's Tunnel and Maida Hill Tunnel.

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[Eyre's Tunnel] [Islington] [Parks and open spaces in Islington] [List of canal tunnels in the United Kingdom] [Highbury & Islington station] [Maida Hill Tunnel] [Islington (TTC)] [Angel, London] [Tunnel Running]
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