A sequence of aerial photos taken by CCT member Ken Bailey that show the 'Cotswold Canals Connected' restoration section of the Stroudwater Navigation between Ocean Railway Bridge at Stonehouse and Saul Junction on the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal. This section is also known as Phase 1B.
Pre-restoration photos were taken in 2015.
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1. Ocean Railway Bridge site (in trees). View towards Stroud.
2. looking towards Ocean Railway Bridge site in the Stroud direction
3. Bond's Mill Bridge looking towards Saul
4. Bond's Mill Bridge looking towards Saul
5. Stroudwater Navigation near Bond's Mill Bridge, Stonehouse
6. Roving Bridge, Stonehouse. View towards Eastington.
7. Newtown Lock, Eastington looking towards Saul
8. Newtown Lock, Eastington looking towards Stonehouse
9. Dock Lock, Eastington looking towards Stonehouse
10. Dock Lock, Eastington looking towards Saul
11. Westfield Bridge and infilled lock, Oldbury Brook & Meadow Mill spill weir
12. Westfield Bridge looking towards Stonehouse
13. Westfield Bridge looking towards M5 showing part of 'Missing Mile'
14. M5 and River Frome. New canal will share river bridge
15. River Frome appraching M5. New canal line will be to the left
16. Start of 'Missing Mile' - view from A38 roundabout towards M5
17. A38 roundabout before 2020 canal estoration
18. A38 roundabout (2021) with new canal channel and bridges
19. View from above A38 looking towards Saul
20. Occupation Bridge & Oil Pipeline at Whitminster. View towards Saul.
21. Occupation Bridge at Whitminster looking towards M5
22. Oil pipeline near Occupation Bridge, Whitminster, view towards Saul.
23. Site of Stonepitts Bridge (in trees)
24. View from site of Stonepitts Bridge towards River Frome
25. River Frome where canal will merge. Canal infilled (bottom right)
26. Section of River Frome that will be shared by canal
27. Whitminster Lock & bridge site (left of bottom centre). View towards Saul
28. Whitminster Lock (left of picture centre). View towards M5.
29. View from above Walk Bridge looking towards Whitminster Lock / M5
30. Walk Bridge looking towards Saul
31. Walk Bridge looking towards Whitminster
32. Saul Marina with Stroudwater Navigation to the right
33. Saul Junction & Marina. Stroudwater Naviagtion to left of Marina
34. Saul Junction with Stroudwater and Gloucester & Sharpness Canal