Cotswold Canals in Pictures

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Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud - the first of a new design of lift bridge
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The former 'fixed' swing bridge has been replaced by a new design of lift bridge for the Cotswold Canals. The new bridge opened to traffic on 15/01/2016. The bridge is hydraulically operated, and is lifted by a hand pump mechanism located in the pedestal console on the towpath (see picture).

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud

Lodgemore Bridge operating console - with hand pump inside

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud looking towards Dudbridge

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud looking towards the WSP works

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud looking towards Wallbridge

Before Restoration

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud

Lodgemore Bridge before restoration ('built-in' swing bridge)

Lodgemore Bridge, Stroud

Lodgemore Bridge before restoration ('built-in' swing bridge)