Cotswold Canals in Pictures

Site of Bristol Road Bridge & Lock

Site of Bristol Road Bridge & Lock
A38 roundabout at Whitminster - dotted line shows restored canal route
[Date: 2015. Ken Bailey]
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The A38 roundabout now occupies the site of original Stroudwater Navigation Bristol Road lock and bridge.

Work is now under way to cut a new canal channel through the middle of the (large) A38 roundabout as illustrated in the photo above. In addition, two new road bridges will be required - on e at each end of the dotted line.

A new lock will be constructed to the east of the roundabout (photo top right) at a later date.

For more information on the scheme - see the Gloucestershire Highways site.

The photos of the works below were taken in early February, so things will have moved on somewhat since then.

Site of Bristol Road Bridge & Lock
A38 Bristol Road new bridge works underway
Site of Bristol Road Bridge & Lock
A38 Bristol Road new bridge works underway
Site of Bristol Road Bridge & Lock
A38 Bristol Road new bridge works underway
Site of Bristol Road Bridge & Lock

Before Original Lock Infilled

Site of Bristol Road Bridge & Lock
Bristol Road Lock c1960 before infilling during roundabout constructed
[Date: c1960. Richard Lord]