Winding Holes Specification

A designated turning space to one side of a canal or navigable channel should provide for the longest and widest boat likely to be navigating the particular section of waterway.  Because some of these features (together with junctions to arms etc) have been lost or restricted over the years, the following notes describe suggested basic minimum requirements when considering future provision.

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IWA is carrying out a joint survey with the Historic Narrow Boat Club to gather information about winding holes on the inland waterways. Find out more