Cotswold Canals in Pictures

Boats moored at Saul Junction

Gallery: Phase 1B from the Air by Ken Bailey

A sequence of aerial photos taken by CCT member Ken Bailey that show the Phase 1B restoration route of the Stroudwater Navigation. This is between Saul Junction on the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal, and the infilled Ocean Railway Bridge at Stonehouse.

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Saul Junction with Stroudwater and Gloucester & Sharpness Canal

1. Saul Junction with Stroudwater and Gloucester & Sharpness Canal

Saul Junction & Marina.  Stroudwater Naviagtion to left of Marina

2. Saul Junction & Marina. Stroudwater Naviagtion to left of Marina

Saul Marina with Stroudwater Navigation to the right

3. Saul Marina with Stroudwater Navigation to the right

Walk Bridge looking towards Whitminster

4. Walk Bridge looking towards Whitminster

Walk Bridge looking towards Saul

5. Walk Bridge looking towards Saul

View from above Walk Bridge looking towards Whitminster Lock / M5

6. View from above Walk Bridge looking towards Whitminster Lock / M5

Whitminster Lock (left of picture centre). View towards M5.

7. Whitminster Lock (left of picture centre). View towards M5.

Whitminster Lock & bridge site (left of bottom centre). View towards Saul

8. Whitminster Lock & bridge site (left of bottom centre). View towards Saul

Section of River Frome that will be shared by canal

9. Section of River Frome that will be shared by canal

River Frome where canal will merge.  Canal infilled (bottom right)

10. River Frome where canal will merge. Canal infilled (bottom right)

View from site of Stonepitts Bridge towards River Frome

11. View from site of Stonepitts Bridge towards River Frome

Site of Stonepitts Bridge (in trees)

12. Site of Stonepitts Bridge (in trees)

Oil pipeline near Occupation Bridge, Whitminster, view towards Saul.

13. Oil pipeline near Occupation Bridge, Whitminster, view towards Saul.

Occupation Bridge at Whitminster looking towards M5

14. Occupation Bridge at Whitminster looking towards M5

Occupation Bridge & Oil Pipeline at Whitminster.  View towards Saul.

15. Occupation Bridge & Oil Pipeline at Whitminster. View towards Saul.

View from above A38 looking towards Saul

16. View from above A38 looking towards Saul

A38 roundabout, canal lower left, view towards M5

17. A38 roundabout, canal lower left, view towards M5

New canal line will be through centre of A38 roundabout

18. New canal line will be through centre of A38 roundabout

Start of 'Missing Mile' - view from A38 roundabout towards M5

19. Start of 'Missing Mile' - view from A38 roundabout towards M5

River Frome appraching M5.  New canal line will be to the left

20. River Frome appraching M5. New canal line will be to the left

M5 and River Frome. New canal will share river bridge

21. M5 and River Frome. New canal will share river bridge

Westfield Bridge looking towards M5 showing part of 'Missing Mile'

22. Westfield Bridge looking towards M5 showing part of 'Missing Mile'

Westfield Bridge looking towards Stonehouse

23. Westfield Bridge looking towards Stonehouse

Westfield Bridge and infilled lock, Oldbury Brook & Meadow Mill spill weir

24. Westfield Bridge and infilled lock, Oldbury Brook & Meadow Mill spill weir

Dock Lock, Eastington looking towards Saul

25. Dock Lock, Eastington looking towards Saul

Dock Lock, Eastington looking towards Stonehouse

26. Dock Lock, Eastington looking towards Stonehouse

Newtown Lock, Eastington looking towards Stonehouse

27. Newtown Lock, Eastington looking towards Stonehouse

Newtown Lock, Eastington looking towards Saul

28. Newtown Lock, Eastington looking towards Saul

Roving Bridge, Stonehouse.  View towards Eastington.

29. Roving Bridge, Stonehouse. View towards Eastington.

Stroudwater Navigation near Bond's Mill Bridge, Stonehouse

30. Stroudwater Navigation near Bond's Mill Bridge, Stonehouse

Bond's Mill Bridge looking towards Saul

31. Bond's Mill Bridge looking towards Saul

Bond's Mill Bridge looking towards Saul

32. Bond's Mill Bridge looking towards Saul

looking towards Ocean Railway Bridge site in the Stroud direction

33. looking towards Ocean Railway Bridge site in the Stroud direction

Ocean Railway Bridge site (in trees). View towards Stroud.

34. Ocean Railway Bridge site (in trees). View towards Stroud.