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Ashton Canal – Stockport Branch

The Stockport Branch of the Ashton Canal is 5 miles long.  It leaves the Ashton Canal at Clayton Junction and runs through to Stockport Basin.

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Facts & Stats

5 miles

(7.87km)

The Stockport branch of the Ashton Canal is 5 miles (7.87 km) long.

0 locks

There are no locks on the Stockport Branch

1797

The year the Stockport Branch was opened for trade.

Waterway Notes

Waterways affected by the HS2 plans

The latest HS2 Phase 2b Western Leg Design Refinement proposals affect the Ashton Canal and Rochdale Canal in Manchester.