Calder and Hebble Navigation (Halifax Branch)
The Calder and Hebble Navigation (Halifax Branch) is a small river and is part of the Calder and Hebble Navigation (72ft length boats). It runs for 4 furlongs from Salterhebble Junction (where it joins the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) and the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line)) to Salterhebble Basin (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 not known. The maximum draught is not known.The navigational authority for this waterway is Canal & River Trust
Relevant publications — Waterway Maps:
- Waterway Routes 01M - England and Wales Map
- Waterway Routes 82M - South Pennine Ring Map (Downloadable)
- Waterway Routes 13M - Aire and Calder and Calder and Hebble Navigations Map (Downloadable)
Relevant publications — Waterway Guides:
- Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides No 5 - North West & the Pennines
- Pearson's Canal Companion: Leeds & Liverpool - West Yorkshire Waterways
- Pearson's Canal Companion: Cheshire Ring & South Pennine Ring
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Junction of Halifax Branch (closed after 600 yards) with Calder and Hebble Main Line (limit of 72ft navigation)
|Wakefield Road Bridge||¼ furlongs||0 locks|
|Salterhebble Old Line Junction||2¾ furlongs||0 locks|
Site of Navigation Yard Bridge
|3½ furlongs||0 locks|
End of navigation
|4 furlongs||0 locks|
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The Calder and Hebble Navigation is a Broad (i.e. with 14-foot-wide (4.3 m) locks and bridgeholes) inland waterway in West Yorkshire, England, which has remained navigable since it was opened.