Monday 11 May 2020

Lower Bradley Loop

Lower Bradley Loop

This image shows the existing canal from Deepfields Junction (bottom left) to Tup Street 

Tup St Bridge (Centre Top)

Northern entrance to the Lower Bradley loop as it was

Northern entrance to the Lower Bradley loop 1976 (Hugh Potter)

The same location in 2020

Opposite the northern entrance to Lower Bradley Loop

Lower Bradley Loop

Southern entrance to Bradley Loop 1974 (Hugh Potter)

Bradley Basin 1974

On the line of the Lower Bradley Loop 1976 (Hugh Potter)

John Wilkinson's Iron Works

Rotating boat dock at Bradley Works

Bradley Pumphouse 1974 the (canal to the left cut off the Lower Bradley Loop)

Lower Bradley Loop near Pothouse Bridge

On the other side of Pothouse Bridge, just opposite Sankeys, there used to be the Bradley Railway Interchange basin: 

Bradley Railway Interchange (centre right)

Bradley Interchange basin and covered wharf

Inside the Bradley Interchange 1972 (Keith Hodgkins)


Bradley Interchange 1976 (Hugh Potter)

Bradley Interchange 1976 (Hugh Potter)

Entrance to Bradley Interchange 1976 (Hugh Potter)

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The above photos have been assembled from various sources, including those freely found on the internet. My thanks go to the many photographers alive and dead who have contributed to this collection and in so doing, are keeping the memory of these lost canals alive. These images are reproduced for ease of research are are not necessarily the property of this blog, and as such should not be used for commercial gain without the explicit permission of the owner (whoever that may be).

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