Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch)

The Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) is a broad canal and is part of the Grand Union Canal. It runs for 13 miles and 4 furlongs from Bull's Bridge Junction (where it joins the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Gayton to Brentford)) to Paddington Basin and Wharves (which is a dead end).

The maximum dimensions for a boat to be able to travel on the waterway are 72 feet long and 14 feet wide. The maximum headroom is 7 feet and 4 inches. The maximum draught is 4 feet.

It has a junction with the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) at Little Venice.

The navigational authority for this waterway is Canal & River Trust

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Bull's Bridge Junction
Junction with Grand Union Paddington Branch. Opposite is a dry dock.
Bull's Bridge No 21
Although now a footbridge it used to carry Bull's Bridge Road
a few yards 0 locks
Bull's Bridge Long Term Moorings
Permit holders only
1 furlong 0 locks
GWR Main Line Rail Bridge No 21A
Hayes and Harlington to Southall
2 furlongs 0 locks
Hayes Road Pipe Bridge 7¼ furlongs 0 locks
Uxbridge Road Visitor Moorings
7 day moorings
1 mile and 1¼ furlongs 0 locks
Hambrough Tavern 1 mile and 1¾ furlongs 0 locks
Hayes Road Bridge No 20 1 mile and 2 furlongs 0 locks
Spikes Bridge No 19 1 mile and 5½ furlongs 0 locks
Willowtree Marina 1 mile and 7¾ furlongs 0 locks
Willow Tree Open Space Moorings 2 miles and 1 furlong 0 locks
Willow Tree Footbridge No 19AC 2 miles and 1¼ furlongs 0 locks
Engineer's Wharf Moorings
Residential Moorings
2 miles and 5 furlongs 0 locks
Taylor Woodrow Footbridge No 19A 2 miles and 6 furlongs 0 locks
Taylor Woodrow Office No 19B
Demolished
2 miles and 6¼ furlongs 0 locks
West End Bridge No 18
Greenford
2 miles and 6¾ furlongs 0 locks
Greenford Pipe Bridge 3 miles and ¼ furlongs 0 locks
Northolt Road Bridge No 17 3 miles and ¼ furlongs 0 locks
Footbridge No 17A 3 miles and 3¾ furlongs 0 locks
Western Avenue Road Bridge No 17B 3 miles and 4¾ furlongs 0 locks
Northolt Boatyard
High Line Yachting (Northolt)
3 miles and 5¾ furlongs 0 locks
Rowdell Road Bridge No 16 3 miles and 6 furlongs 0 locks
GWR Main Line Rail Bridge No 16AA
Northolt to Greenford, and North Acton to High Wickham
4 miles and 1½ furlongs 0 locks
Lyons Dock
Bridge No 16A
4 miles and 3½ furlongs 0 locks
Lyons Bridge No 16B 4 miles and 4¼ furlongs 0 locks
Greenford Visitor Moorings
14 day moorings (£25 per day for overstaying)
4 miles and 5½ furlongs 0 locks
The Black Horse PH (Greenford)
Fuller's
4 miles and 6 furlongs 0 locks
Black Horse Bridge No 15 4 miles and 6 furlongs 0 locks
Greenford Road Bridge No 14
5 miles to Bull's Bridge
4 miles and 7¾ furlongs 0 locks
IBM Footbridge No 14A
Walks to Horsenden Hill
5 miles and 1¾ furlongs 0 locks
Ballot Box Bridge No 13
Ballot Box Inn and Horsenden Hill to north
5 miles and 6¾ furlongs 0 locks
Ballot Box Footbridge No 13A 5 miles and 6¾ furlongs 0 locks
Horsenden Farm Moorings
Private moorings (Offside)
5 miles and 7 furlongs 0 locks
Perivale Winding Hole 6 miles and 2¾ furlongs 0 locks
West London Motor Cruising Club
Private moorings (Offside)
6 miles and 6¾ furlongs 0 locks
Piggery Bridge No 12
Alperton
6 miles and 7¾ furlongs 0 locks
Sainsburys Alperton Moorings
7 day moorings (£25 per day for overstaying)
7 miles and ½ furlongs 0 locks
The Pleasure Boat PH
Moorings for patrons
7 miles and 1¼ furlongs 0 locks
Ealing Road Bridge No 11 7 miles and 1¼ furlongs 0 locks
Railway Bridge No 11A
Piccadilly Tube line, Alperton to Park Royal
7 miles and 2½ furlongs 0 locks
Hazel Grove Footbridge No 11AA 7 miles and 3 furlongs 0 locks
Carlyon Footbridge No 11B
Water Road to Mount Pleasant
7 miles and 5¾ furlongs 0 locks
Northfield Industrial Estate Footbridge No 11C 7 miles and 7½ furlongs 0 locks
River Brent Aqueduct 8 miles and ½ furlongs 0 locks
North Circular Road Aqueduct 8 miles and ¾ furlongs 0 locks
Willings Bridge No 10 8 miles and 4 furlongs 0 locks
Abbey Road Pipebridge 8 miles and 4 furlongs 0 locks
Waxlow Road Pipebridge 8 miles and 7 furlongs 0 locks
Harlesden Winding Hole
The winding hole is where the Brent feeder channel joins the canal from the Welsh Harp resevoir
8 miles and 7¾ furlongs 0 locks
Grand Junction Arms Visitor Moorings
7 day moorings (£25 per day for overstaying)
9 miles and ½ furlongs 0 locks
Grand Junction Arms
Young's
9 miles and 1 furlong 0 locks
Lower Place Bridge No 9
Bull's Bridge 9 miles / Little Venice 4 miles
9 miles and 1¼ furlongs 0 locks
Acton Lane Power Station Bridge No 9A 9 miles and 2¼ furlongs 0 locks
Acton Lane Power Station Bridge No 9B 9 miles and 2¼ furlongs 0 locks
Acton Lane Power Station Bridge No 9C 9 miles and 2½ furlongs 0 locks
Acton Lane Power Station Bridge No 9D 9 miles and 2¾ furlongs 0 locks
Railway to Acton Lane Power Station Bridge No 8
Demolished
9 miles and 3 furlongs 0 locks
Railway Bridge No 8B
Acton Central to Neasden
9 miles and 3 furlongs 0 locks
Railway to Acton Lane Power Station Bridge No 8C 9 miles and 3¼ furlongs 0 locks
Old Oak Lane Bridge No 7 9 miles and 6 furlongs 0 locks
Railway Bridge No 7A
Acton Central to Willesden
9 miles and 6¼ furlongs 0 locks
Old Oak Wharf
Powderday depot and recycling centre
9 miles and 6½ furlongs 0 locks
Railway Bridge No 7B
Acton Central to Willesden
9 miles and 6¾ furlongs 0 locks
Old Oak Common Railway Depot Access Bridge No 7BA 9 miles and 7¾ furlongs 0 locks
Railway Bridge No 7D Winding Hole
10 miles to Bull's Bridge
10 miles and 2¾ furlongs 0 locks
Railway Bridge No 7D
Willesden to Kensington
10 miles and 3¾ furlongs 0 locks
Mary Seacole Gardens 10 miles and 3¾ furlongs 0 locks
Mitre Bridge No 6
The water point was installed by Kensal Rise Association of Boaters
10 miles and 4 furlongs 0 locks
Mitre Wharf Moorings
Private moorings (Offside)
10 miles and 4½ furlongs 0 locks
Kensal Green Visitor Moorings
14 day moorings (14 days in one year - £25 per day for overstaying)
11 miles and ¼ furlongs 0 locks
Porta Bella Dock No 1 (Infilled)
The entrance is crossed by Towpath Bridge No 5
11 miles and 1¾ furlongs 0 locks
Kensal Green Stop & Shop Moorings
4 hours moorings
11 miles and 2¼ furlongs 0 locks
Porta Bella Dock No 2
Home of Canalside Activity Centre - No access to dock.<br>The entrance is crossed by Towpath Bridge No 5A
11 miles and 2½ furlongs 0 locks
Kensal Green Bridge No 4 11 miles and 2¾ furlongs 0 locks
Kensal Green Arm
The entrance is crossed by Towpath Bridge No 4A<BR>No Access
11 miles and 3 furlongs 0 locks
Ladbroke Grove Footbridge No 4AB
No public access
11 miles and 3½ furlongs 0 locks
The Flora PH 11 miles and 4 furlongs 0 locks
Water Front Restauraunt 11 miles and 5¾ furlongs 0 locks
Wedlake Street Footbridge No 4B
Harrow Wharves
11 miles and 5¾ furlongs 0 locks
Fermoy Wharf
Private moorings
11 miles and 6¾ furlongs 0 locks
Meanwhile Gardens Moorings 11 miles and 7¾ furlongs 0 locks
Carlton Bridge No 4C 12 miles and ¾ furlongs 0 locks
The Union Tavern
Fuller's
12 miles and ¾ furlongs 0 locks
Harrow Road Bridge No 3 12 miles and 3¾ furlongs 0 locks
Cable Bridge No 3A 12 miles and 4 furlongs 0 locks
The Waterway Restaurant & Bar 12 miles and 5¾ furlongs 0 locks
Ranelagh Road Footbridge No 3B
14 day moorings (£25 per day for overstaying)
12 miles and 5¾ furlongs 0 locks
Site of Kilburn Aqueduct 12 miles and 6 furlongs 0 locks
The Summerhouse Restaurant & Bar 12 miles and 6½ furlongs 0 locks
Little Venice Visitor Moorings
7 day moorings (£25 per day for overstaying)
12 miles and 6½ furlongs 0 locks
Little Venice Services 12 miles and 7¼ furlongs 0 locks
Paddington Stoplock 12 miles and 7¼ furlongs 0 locks
CRT Information Point (Little Venice) 12 miles and 7¼ furlongs 0 locks
Westbourne Terrace Bridge No 3C 12 miles and 7½ furlongs 0 locks
Waterside Café Boat 12 miles and 7½ furlongs 0 locks
Jason's Trip Mooring
The Original London Canal Trip
12 miles and 7¾ furlongs 0 locks
Little Venice
Junction of Grand Union Regents Canal and Paddington Branch
13 miles 0 locks
Rembrandt Gardens Moorings
C&RT bookable moorings
13 miles and ¼ furlongs 0 locks
Harrow Road Bridge No 2 13 miles and ½ furlongs 0 locks
Stone Wharf (Paddington)
Private moorings
13 miles and ¾ furlongs 0 locks
The Westway and Harrow Road Double Bridge No 2A
The Westway crosses over the Harrow Road and the canal here
13 miles and 1 furlong 0 locks
Diesel Boat MB Ash 13 miles and 1¼ furlongs 0 locks
Harrow Road Footbridge No 2B 13 miles and 1¼ furlongs 0 locks
The Union Bar & Grill 13 miles and 1¼ furlongs 0 locks
Smith's Bar & Grill 13 miles and 1¾ furlongs 0 locks
Bishops Road Bridge No 1 13 miles and 1¾ furlongs 0 locks
Paddington Visitor Moorings
7 day moorings
13 miles and 2 furlongs 0 locks
North Wharf Road Offices Bridge
A large office building straddles the canal
13 miles and 2¼ furlongs 0 locks
North Wharf Road Footbridge 13 miles and 2½ furlongs 0 locks
Old Stables Building
NO MOORING - Operational Craft Only
13 miles and 2½ furlongs 0 locks
Paddington Basin Footbridge 13 miles and 3 furlongs 0 locks
Rolling Bridge Arm
A type of curling movable bridge crosses the arm
13 miles and 3¼ furlongs 0 locks
Paddington Basin Visitor Moorings
7 day pontoon and towpath side moorings
13 miles and 3½ furlongs 0 locks
Paddington Basin and Wharves
End of navigation at the "Fan" Bridge which replaces the "Corkscrew Bridge" (see Extra information)
13 miles and 4 furlongs 0 locks
 
 
 
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Wikipedia has a page about Grand Union Canal

The Grand Union Canal in England is part of the British canal system. Its main line starts in London and ends in Birmingham, stretching for 137 miles (220 km) with 166 locks. It has arms to places including Leicester, Slough, Aylesbury, Wendover and Northampton.

The Grand Union Canal was also the original name for part of what is now part of the Leicester Line of the modern Grand Union: this latter is now generally referred to as the Old Grand Union Canal to avoid ambiguity.

Other Wikipedia pages that might relate to Grand Union Canal
[Grand Union Canal 145 mile Race] [Grand Union] [Grand Union Canal (old)] [Grand Union Canal Carrying Company] [Grand Junction Canal] [Shropshire Union Canal] [Oxford Canal] [Regent's Canal] [List of canals of the United Kingdom]
Information retrieved Thursday 22 June 2017 at 18:07