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. (Click on images to enlarge.)
1. Saul Junction with Stroudwater and Gloucester & Sharpness Canal
2. Saul Junction & Marina. Stroudwater Naviagtion to left of Marina
3. Saul Marina with Stroudwater Navigation to the right
4. Walk Bridge looking towards Whitminster
5. Walk Bridge looking towards Saul
6. View from above Walk Bridge looking towards Whitminster Lock / M5
7. Whitminster Lock (left of picture centre). View towards M5.
8. Whitminster Lock & bridge site (left of bottom centre). View towards Saul
9. Section of River Frome that will be shared by canal
10. River Frome where canal will merge. Canal infilled (bottom right)
11. View from site of Stonepitts Bridge towards River Frome
12. Site of Stonepitts Bridge (in trees)
13. Oil pipeline near Occupation Bridge, Whitminster, view towards Saul.
14. Occupation Bridge at Whitminster looking towards M5
15. Occupation Bridge & Oil Pipeline at Whitminster. View towards Saul.
16. View from above A38 looking towards Saul
17. A38 roundabout, canal lower left, view towards M5
18. New canal line will be through centre of A38 roundabout
19. Start of 'Missing Mile' - view from A38 roundabout towards M5
20. River Frome appraching M5. New canal line will be to the left
21. M5 and River Frome. New canal will share river bridge
22. Westfield Bridge looking towards M5 showing part of 'Missing Mile'
23. Westfield Bridge looking towards Stonehouse
24. Westfield Bridge and infilled lock, Oldbury Brook & Meadow Mill spill weir
25. Dock Lock, Eastington looking towards Saul
26. Dock Lock, Eastington looking towards Stonehouse
27. Newtown Lock, Eastington looking towards Stonehouse
28. Newtown Lock, Eastington looking towards Saul
29. Roving Bridge, Stonehouse. View towards Eastington.
30. Stroudwater Navigation near Bond's Mill Bridge, Stonehouse
31. Bond's Mill Bridge looking towards Saul
32. Bond's Mill Bridge looking towards Saul
33. looking towards Ocean Railway Bridge site in the Stroud direction
34. Ocean Railway Bridge site (in trees). View towards Stroud.