Tuel Lane Lock No 3

The deepest lock on the canal system, this combines the rises of locks 3 and 4 (which are lost under the road).
 
Tuel Lane Lock No 3 is a minor waterways place on the Rochdale Canal between Walkley's Clog Mill (4 miles and 2¾ furlongs and 3 locks to the west) and Tuel Lane Tunnel (West end) (¼ furlongs to the east).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Walkley's Clog Mill is Tower Hill Winding Hole; ½ furlongs away.

There may be access to the towpath here.

Mooring here is unrated

There is a bridge here which takes pedestrian traffic over the canal.

This is a lock with a rise of 19′4″.

 

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Note last updated Friday the 26th of June, 2015

Opening Times

Booking information notice: Rochdale Canal, Navigation: Open, Towpath: Open

Friday 15th March to Monday 4th November 2019

A Canal & River Trust lock keeper is present on the following days:

Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday of each week between the dates above (No booking required).  On these days the operating times for Tuel lock are first boat entry at 8.30am with last passage at 4.00pm.

Tuel Lock (Lock 3), Sowerby Bridge is operated by a Canal & River Trust lock keeper. Please follow the local signage and the lock keeper’s instructions.

Do not enter the tunnel (below lock 3) whilst boats are in lock 3.

Locks 1 and 3 will be padlocked outside of the normal entry hours specified above.

A booking system is in operation for passage on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during this period.  Bookings should be made by calling our Yorkshire & North East  office on 03030 404040 during office hours, giving 24 hours’ notice of your booking. On these days passage is between 8.30am with last boat passage at 4.00pm.

No permanent lock keeper will be present from Monday 4th November 2019 until Friday 13th March 2020. Bookings should be made by calling our Yorkshire & North East office on 03030 404040 during office hours, giving 48 hours’ notice of your booking. Please note no passage is possible between Friday 20th December 2019 and Wednesday 1st January 2020.

Friday the 15th of March, 2019 to Monday the 4th of November, 2019
Information sent Monday the 11th of March, 2019

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Nearest water point

Sowerby Bridge Junction — 3¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
Salterhebble Junction — 2 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction
Salterhebble Sanitary Station — 2 miles, 4½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Sanitary Station
Hebden Bridge Services — 5 miles, 1 furlong and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8 — 6 miles, 6½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8
Brighouse Basin — 6 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Brighouse Basin
Baltimore Marina — 9 miles, ½ furlongs and 14 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Fielden Wharf & Services — 9 miles, 3½ furlongs and 15 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Travis Mill Lock No 28 — 11 miles, 1 furlong and 24 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Shepley Bridge Sanitary Station — 12 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 19 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Shepley Bridge Sanitary Station
Aspley Basin (Huddersfield) — 12 miles, 5 furlongs and 26 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Aspley Basin (Huddersfield)
Littleborough Sanitary Station — 14 miles, 6 furlongs and 43 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Horbury Basin Residential Moorings & Sanitary Station — 16 miles, 6 furlongs and 26 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Horbury Basin Residential Moorings & Sanitary Station
Slaithwaite Winding Hole — 17 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 47 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Aspley Basin (Huddersfield), then on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal to Slaithwaite Winding Hole
Broad Cut Low Lock No 3 — 18 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 27 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Broad Cut Low Lock No 3

Nearest rubbish disposal

Sowerby Bridge Junction — 3¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
Salterhebble Sanitary Station — 2 miles, 4½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Sanitary Station
Hebden Bridge Services — 5 miles, 1 furlong and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8 — 6 miles, 6½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8
Brighouse Basin — 6 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Brighouse Basin
Fielden Wharf & Services — 9 miles, 3½ furlongs and 15 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Shepley Bridge Sanitary Station — 12 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 19 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Shepley Bridge Sanitary Station
Aspley Basin (Huddersfield) — 12 miles, 5 furlongs and 26 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Aspley Basin (Huddersfield)
Horbury Basin Residential Moorings & Sanitary Station — 16 miles, 6 furlongs and 26 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Horbury Basin Residential Moorings & Sanitary Station

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

Sowerby Bridge Junction — 3¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
Salterhebble Sanitary Station — 2 miles, 4½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Sanitary Station
Hebden Bridge Services — 5 miles, 1 furlong and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8 — 6 miles, 6½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8
Brighouse Basin — 6 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Brighouse Basin
Baltimore Marina — 9 miles, ½ furlongs and 14 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Shepley Bridge Sanitary Station — 12 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 19 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Shepley Bridge Sanitary Station
Aspley Basin (Huddersfield) — 12 miles, 5 furlongs and 26 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Aspley Basin (Huddersfield)
Littleborough Sanitary Station — 14 miles, 6 furlongs and 43 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Savile Town Wharf and Basin (Dewsbury) — 15 miles, 5 furlongs and 23 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Dewsbury Arm Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Dewsbury Old Cut) to Savile Town Wharf and Basin (Dewsbury)
Horbury Basin Residential Moorings & Sanitary Station — 16 miles, 6 furlongs and 26 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Horbury Basin Residential Moorings & Sanitary Station
Slaithwaite Winding Hole — 17 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 47 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Aspley Basin (Huddersfield), then on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal to Slaithwaite Winding Hole

Nearest place to turn

Tower Hill Winding Hole — ½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Sowerby Bridge Winding Hole — 1½ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
Sowerby Bridge Junction — 3¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
Sterne Mill Winding Hole — 1 mile, 1¾ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Sterne Mill Winding Hole
Winding Hole below Lock No 5 — 2 miles, 3½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Salterhebble Sanitary Station — 2 miles, 4½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Sanitary Station
Salterhebble Bottom Basin Visitor Moorings — 2 miles, 5 furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Bottom Basin Visitor Moorings
Salterhebble Wharf — 2 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Wharf
Salterhebble Basin — 3 miles, ¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Halifax Branch) to Salterhebble Basin
Walkley's Clog Mill — 4 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Hebden Bridge Wharf — 5 miles, ¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Ganny Winding Hole — 6 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Ganny Winding Hole
Rawden Mill Lock Winding Hole — 6 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Brighouse Basin — 6 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Brighouse Basin
Winding Hole below Holmcoat Lock — 7 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Stoodley Bridge No 24 — 7 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 11 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Lobb Mill Lock Winding Hole — 8 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 12 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Baltimore Winding Hole — 9 miles, ¼ furlongs and 14 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Cooper Bridge Junction — 9 miles, 1 furlong and 17 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Cooper Bridge Junction
Todmorden Changeline Bridge No 30 — 9 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 15 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction

Nearest self-operated pump-out

Hebden Bridge Services — 5 miles, 1 furlong and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction

Nearest boatyard pump-out

Sowerby Bridge Junction — 3¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
Pickwell and Arnold Boatyard — 7 miles, 7 furlongs and 11 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Shepley Bridge Marina — 12 miles, 2 furlongs and 19 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Shepley Bridge Marina
Aspley Basin (Huddersfield) — 12 miles, 5 furlongs and 26 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Aspley Basin (Huddersfield)
 

Wikipedia has a page about Tuel Lane Lock

Tuel Lane Lock is a canal lock, situated on the Rochdale Canal in Sowerby Bridge. It was built in 1996 as part of the canal's restoration, and replaces two previous locks, locks 3 and 4, from the original canal system. With a fall of 19 feet 8.5 inches (6 m), it is the deepest lock in the United Kingdom.

Other Wikipedia pages that might relate to Tuel Lane Lock
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Information retrieved Friday 17 May 2019 at 10:59
Pub
Women's Clothing Store
Gastropub
  • The Moorings (Pub)
    1 Canal Basin, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2AG — 353 yards to the east.
Turkish Restaurant
Dog Walker
Real Estate Service
  • Look At This Home (Real Estate Agent)
    38 Town Hall Street, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2EA — 199 yards to the southwest.
Pizza Place
  • Darios Pizza Sowerby Bridge (Fast Food Restaurant, Italian Restaurant)
    4 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2AE — 85 yards to the south.
Commercial & Industrial
  • J&C Joel (Arts & Entertainment, Event)
    Corporation St, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2QQ — 191 yards to the southwest.
Coffee Shop
  • Jubilee Refreshment Rooms (Pub, Train Station)
    Old Station Buildings, Sowerby Bridge Railway Station, Station Rd, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 3AB — 253 yards to the south.
Mountain Biking Shop
  • Happy Days Cycles & Cafe (Community, Cafe)
    18 Town Hall Street, Sowerby Bridge, Halifax, HX6 2EA — 244 yards to the southwest.
Automotive Body Shop
  • Spray Me (Cars)
    Sowerby Bridge — 225 yards to the east.
Indian Restaurant
Artist
National Park
Shopping & Retail
  • Heavens Vape
    6 Regent Parade, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2EH — 121 yards to the southwest.
  • Gardners Woodwork
    Halifax — 1498 yards to the northeast.
Cosmetics Store
  • Cheryl Aesthetics
    49 Cobblestones Drive, Halifax, HX2 9NG — 188 yards to the north.
Bar
  • Navigation Inn
    47 Chapel Lane, Halifax, HX6 3 — 646 yards to the east.
Religious Organization
DJ
Brewery
Train Station
Discount Store
  • Bridge Discounts
    21A Wharf Street , Sowerby Bridge, Halifax, HX62LA — 52 yards to the south.
Optometrist
  • Whitakers Opticians (Optician)
    34-36 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge, HX62AE — 84 yards to the southeast.
City
  • Sowerby Bridge (Geo Entity)
    Sowerby Bridge — 524 yards to the southwest.
Photographer
Internet Marketing Service
Landmark & Historical Place
  • Rochdale Canal (Geographical Place)
    Sowerby Bridge — 5 yards to the east.
Restaurant
River
Methodist Church
Outdoor & Sporting Goods Company
  • Bluefin SUPs
    Unit 1, Wadsworth, Hebden Bridge, HX6 2AQ — 192 yards to the southwest.
Nonprofit Organization
  • Sue Ryder Sowerby Bridge (Charity Organization)
    1 Regent Parade, Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2EH — 144 yards to the southwest.
Cruise Agency
Sports Club
Day Care
Cafe
Cocktail Bar
  • Bar Francisca (Pub, Arts & Entertainment)
    1 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2EG — 159 yards to the southwest.
  • The Fire House (Wine Bar, Tapas Bar & Restaurant)
    7 Town Hall Street, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2QD — 265 yards to the southwest.
Information retrieved Monday 13 May 2019 at 12:21