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Waterway dimensions

These dimensions are a rough guide only and are given as guidance as to the maximum depth of our waterways. This is generally within the main navigation channel, usually toward the centre of the waterway.

Waterway levels can vary greatly depending on how much rain we've had or how dry it's been. Waterways marked as '(narrow)' are not suitable for boats with a beam greater than 2.13m (7ft).

Boat’s draught

Be sure to consider your boat's draught properly. It may appear to be appropriate for the waterway you intend to use it on, but there may be more to think about.

Because of the way canals are constructed, that maximum depth does not extend for the full width of the waterway. There is often a slope from the towpath and bank to the main navigational channel, which will reduce the maximum depth closer to the bank or towpath.

The water on our network is flowing. The flow and movement of boats will move and deposit silt, which will also reduce the maximum depth at some points and often settles at the base of the sloped sides.

This can be evenly distributed or more irregular, depending on the water flow, items on the canal bed, traffic, and whether the stretch of waterway is on a bend.

Our dredging programme maintains the main navigation channel, but there may be times where isolated areas of silt build up. Where we are aware of these cases, we will spot-dredge the area.

Our dredging programme will not remove all silt that has settled outside of the main navigation channel, so if you have a wide, flat hull or bilge/twin keels, you may ground your boat when outside of the main navigation channel or when mooring. Boats with these features may also experience grounding outside of the navigation channel due the shape of the waterway cross-section.

You should consider this when comparing your boat's draught to our published dimensions. You should make sure your boat's draught is not too close to the maximum draught, particularly if you have a widebeam boat or have a flatter hull or bilge/twin keels. You should also give extra consideration to your boats draft when water levels are lower, for example in sustained warmer weather.

If you find that your boat is unsuitable for the waterway you are on because of its draught, you will be responsible for the removal of your boat from the waterway, any damage caused to the boat, or the network, and any associated costs.

Below are some illustrations showing an example of a canal bed's shape in cross-section and how silt can build up. Canal construction can vary and not all cross sections will be the same. The below are just examples. If you have specific queries about a waterway, please contact us and we will try to help.

A cross-section of a canal with the 'Maximum Advertised Depth' labelled in the middle, deepest part of the canal.A cross-section of a canal bed with silt building up at either bank. The silt is labelled 'silt build-up' with the towpath and offside on either bank.

The below illustrations show how the profile of the canal bed should be considered, particularly for certain styles of boat including those with bilge keels and flatter hulls.

Illustration of a boat with bilge keels in a cross-section of the canal. The bilge keels are grounded in the silt and bank of the offside of the canal.A cross-section of a canal with silt building up in the bed on either side. The diagram shows how a boat with a flat hull might fit in the canal bed.


When bringing your boat onto any of our waterways, you need to consider its dimensions. Because of their differing histories, our waterways vary in their dimensions. This is also true of some of our bridges, tunnels, locks and other structures that you may encounter on your journey. It's really important that you research the waterway you intend to use for your journey and consider the dimensions of your boat.

Unfortunately, sometimes boats cause damage to our network and structures because they are used on waterways that cannot accommodate their dimensions. There are also times where boats are damaged or become stuck on, or under, structures and block the navigation.

This is relevant for all dimensions of the boat: not just width.

The profile of your boat is important, too. Your boat's tumblehome should be considered. Tumblehome is the degree of angle from the highest point of the cabin side to the gunwales of the boat. Having cabin sides that lean inwards helps boats avoid contact with the walls of our arched tunnels and bridges. On some boats, cabin sides that are upright, or extend outwards, can be more likely to strike bridges and tunnel walls.

You should also consider the widest point of your boat and its surface area. A small surface area is more likely to cause damage on contact with structures or boats than a wider one. Remember, you may not always be able to see the widest point of your boat. It may be the widest point is the baseplate, below the water, that extends wider that the rubbing guards, that are visible.

Some boats also have boarding steps at the back end of the stern which protrude out from the hull side, which are the widest point.

Here are some example boat profiles:

Example boat profile diagram, with the labels 'tumblehome', 'cabin sides lean inwards', and 'large surface area at widest point'.Diagram showing the profile of a boat with the labels 'no tumblehome', 'upright cabin sides', and 'small surface area at widest point'.

Assessing your boat's dimensions ahead of your journey can help reduce the risk of damaging your boat, or someone else's. You'll also help preserve our network and reduce the cost to the Trust of repairing damage. It will also make sure that you comply with the terms and conditions of your boat licence.

You can also find specific information for the waterway you plan to travel on, here. Selecting the list view will show waterway dimension information and some extra information about structures you may encounter.

We also have some information about planning your journey, here.

If you still want to discuss your boat or its dimensions, you can talk to our team, here.

Maximum craft dimensions

Aire & Calder Navigation

Goole to tail of Leeds Lock

61m / 200ft6.1m / 20ft2.5m / 8ft 2"3.81m / 12ft 6"

Castleford Lock is limiting due to the curve of the lock chamber. Heck Road Bridge is now lower than Stubbs Bridge (investigations underway), which was previously limiting. A height of 3.6m (11ft 9") at Heck should be seen as maximum at the crown during normal water.

Tail of Leeds Lock to Tail of River Lock

19.8m / 64ft 11"5.4m / 17ft 8"2.4m / 7ft 6"3.6m / 11ft 9"
43.59m / 143ft

Note 1: Pleasure craft dimensions showing small lock being limiting unless by previous arrangement to access full lock.

Note 2: Headroom at Crown Point Bridge at summer levels.

Wakefield Branch

21.4m / 70ft 2"5.4m / 17ft 8"2.3m / 7ft 6"3.66m / 12ft

Note 1: Broadreach Lock: Pleasure craft dimensions showing small lock being limiting unless by prior arrangement to access full lock giving an extra 43m.

Note 2: Heck Road Bridge: Still limiting due to constraints on other sections leading to the Wakefield Branch. A height of 3.6m at Heck should be seen as maximum at the crown during normal water level.

River Aire

23.92m / 78ft 6"5.03m / 16ft 6"1.52m / 5ft2.9m / 9ft 6"

Selby Canal

23.92m / 78ft 6"5.03m / 16ft 6"1.52m / 5ft2.9m / 9ft 6"

Note: Burton Hall Bridge is the limiting dimension.

From River Ouse into Selby Basin only

23.92m / 78ft 6"5.69m / 18ft. 8"Max 2.13m / 7ft depending on tide

Ashby Canal (narrow)

21.95m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft1.07m / 3ft 6"1.98m / 6ft 6"

Ashton Canal (narrow)

21.79m / 71ft 5"2.13m / 7ft0.9m / 3ft1.82m / 5ft 11"

Birmingham Canal Navigations (narrow)

21.79m / 71ft 6"2.13m / 7ft0.94m / 3ft 1"1.98m / 6ft 6"

Note: Headroom through Dudley Tunnel is considerably restricted, contact local office for further information.

Birmingham & Fazeley Canal (narrow)

21.79m / 71ft 6"2.13m / 7ft0.94m / 3ft 1"1.98m / 6ft 6"

Bridgwater & Taunton Canal

LengthBeam DraughtHeadroom
15.24m / 50ft3.2m / 10ft 6"0.9m / 2ft 11"2.1m / 6ft 10"

Note: Locks are 4.42m (14ft 6") wide; beam is restricted by bridges.

Calder & Hebble Navigation

17.53m / 57ft 6"4.32m / 14ft 2"1.07m / 3ft 2"2.97m / 9ft 9"

Caldon Canal (narrow)

Etruria Junction to Hazlehurst Junction

21.95m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft1.2m / 3ft 11"1.78m / 5ft 10"

Hazlehurst Junction to Leek

21.95m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft1.2m / 3ft 11"2.05m / 6ft 9"

Hazlehurst Junction to Froghall Tunnel

21.95m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft1.2m / 3ft 11"2.05m / 6ft 9"

Note: Headroom through Froghall Tunnel considerably restricted to 2.03m (6ft 8") beam and 1.52m (5ft) headroom.

Pinch point: Less than 2.13m (7ft) at Consal Forge Railway Bridge (landslip).

Tunnel: 2.13m (7ft) beam is acceptable, the issue is tumblehome and height.

Chesterfield Canal

River Trent into West Stockwith Basin only

21.95m / 72ft5.33m / 17ft 6"2.44m / 8ftUnlimited

Note: Whitsunday Pie Lock walls taper towards the lock floor and you need to take this into account when navigating this canal. Measurements within stoppages are being taken this winter to determine the dimensions of known pinch points.

West Stockwith Basin to tail Morse Lock (narrow)

21.95m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft0.98m / 3ft 2"2.15m / 7ft 1"

Note: Locks up to Redford are 4.57m (15ft) wide but navigation for broad bean craft is restricted due to the width 2.59m (8ft 6") at Manor Farm Bridge, Walkeringham.

Tail of Morse Lock to Shireoaks (narrow)

21.95m / 72ft2.08m / 6ft 10"0.98m / 3ft 2"2.15m / 7ft 1"

Note: Some locks are only just 2.13m (7ft) wide and passage for some craft up to 2.13m (7ft) beam may be possible.

Coventry Canal (narrow)

21.95m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft1.07m / 3ft 6"2.08m / 6ft 10"

Droitwich Canal

*Hawford Junction to Bridge 15

18.59m / 61ft4.20m / 13ft 09"

*Hawford Junction to Bridge 15 (narrow)

21.80m / 71ft 6"2.13m / 7ft

Bridge 15 to Barge Lock (narrow)

21.80m / 71ft 6"2.13m / 7ft

River Salwarpe Barge Lock to Junction Lock 7 (narrow)

LengthBeam DraughtHeadroom
21.80m / 71ft 6"2.13m / 7ft

Droitwich Junction Canal River Salwarpe to Hanbury Junction Lock 7 (narrow)

21.80m / 71ft 6"2.13m / 7ft

*Narrow beam boats will fit up to the longer length shown.

Pinch points: M5 and the top lock.

Erewash Canal

21.95m / 72ft3.2m / 10ft 6"0.91m / 3ft2.03m / 6ft 8"

Note 1: Beam is limited by low arched bridges; wider beam up to about 13ft may be possible depending on the headroom needed.

Note 2: Locks are more than 4.27m (14ft) wide and will therefore take two narrowboats.

Fossdyke Navigation

21.3m / 70ft4.67m / 15ft 4"1.52m / 5ft 4"3.66m / 12ft

Gloucester & Sharpness Canal

River Severn into Sharpness Docks only

91.44m / 300ft16.75m / 55ft

Sharpness Docks to Gloucester Docks

64m / 210ft9.6m / 31ft 5"3.5m / 11ft 6"32m / 105ft

Note: Parkend Bridge/Fretherne at 3.5m (11ft 6") draught. The main constraint is the approach to each bridge at a specified depth. Harbour master to advise.

Note 2: 64m (201ft) limitation due to bends in canal. See advice from harbour master for longer vessels.

Gloucester Docks to River Severn through Gloucester Lock

41.15m / 135ft6.4m / 21ft1.83m / 6ft7.5m / 24ft 7"

Grand Union Canal

River Thames into Limehouse Basin only

28m / 9ft 10"7.5m / 24ft 7"

River Thames into Brentford Basin only

22.87m / 75ft5.02m / 16ft 5"

Note: Duplicated locks; one lock is larger than the other.

Regents Canal

21.95m / 72ft4.34m / 14ft 3"1.17m / 3ft 10"2.67m / 8ft 9"

Paddington Arm (Grand Union Canal

Bulls Bridge to Little Venice (no locks)

4.3m / 14ft 1"1.3m / 4ft 3"2.67m / 8ft 9"

Grand Union Canal (Main Line)

Brentford to Bulls Bridge

21.95m / 72ft4.27m / 14ft1.3m / 4ft 3"2.67m / 8ft 9"

Bulls Bridge to Berkhamsted

21.95m / 72ft4.27m / 14ft1.1m / 3ft 7"2.67m / 8ft 9"

Berkhamsted to Long Buckby

21.95m / 72ft3.81m / 12ft 6"1.17m / 3ft 10"2.67m / 8 ft 9"

Pinch point: 14ft Lock S. Leighton Buzzard.

Long Buckby to Camp Hill Locks

21.95m / 72ft3.81m / 12ft 6"1.17m / 3ft 10"1.9m / 6ft 3"

Camp Hill Locks to Digbeth and Salford

21.69m / 71ft 2"2.13m / 7ft1.17m / 3ft 10"2.44m / 8ft

Pinch point: top of Camp Hill.

Slough Arm (no locks)

4.92m / 16ft 2"1.1m / 3ft 7"2.33m / 7ft 7"

Note: adjoining waterways: max length: 21.95m (72ft), max beam: 4.27m (14ft).

Wendover Arm (narrow)

21.95m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft

Aylesbury Arm (narrow)

21.95m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft1.1m / 3ft 7"2.28m / 7ft 1"

Northamption Arm (narrow)

21.95m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft1.1m / 3ft 7"2.18m / 7ft 1"

Leicester Line (Grand Union Canal)

Norton Junction to Foxton (narrow)

21.79m / 71ft 6"2.12m / 6ft 11"1m / 3ft 3"2.28m / 7ft 6"

Foxton to Kings Lock

21.95m / 72ft3.05m / 10ft1m . 3ft 3"2.23m / 7ft

Kings Lock to Leicester

24.1m / 79ft 3.05m / 10ft1m / 3ft 3"2.13m / 7ft

Welford Arm (narrow)

21.95m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft1m / 3ft 3"2.13m / 7ft

Market Harborough Arm

21.79m / 71ft 6"2.9m / 9ft 6"0.84m / 2ft 9"2.06m / 6ft 9"

Hertford Union Canal

21.95m / 72ft4.45m / 14 ft 7"1.3m / 4ft 3"2.44m / 8ft

Huddersfield Broad Canal

17.52m / 57ft 6"4.32m / 14ft 2"1.3m / 4ft 3"2.97m / 9ft 9"

Huddersfield Narrow Canal (narrow)

Standedge Tunnel to Portland Basin

21.35m / 70ft2.08m / 6ft 10"1.05m / 3ft 5"1.88m / 6ft 2"

Note: 7ft beam up to Lock 21W.

Aspley Basin to Standedge Tunnel (narrow)

21.95m / 72ft2.08m / 6ft 10"0.75m / 2ft 5"1.88m / 6ft 2"

Note: The height restriction tallies with that of Standedge Tunnel, and the restriction applies before HNC at Lock 1.

Kennet & Avon Canal

Hanham Lock to Bridge 194 (Bath)

22.55m / 74ft4.88m / 16ft1.3m / 4ft 3"2.67m / 8ft 10"

Bridge 194 - Blakes Lock (Reading)

21.95m / 72ft4m / 13ft 1"1.1m / 7ft2.4m / 7ft 10"

Lancaster Canal including Glasson Branch

Main Line

21.95m / 72ft4.65m / 15ft 3"0.99, / 3ft 3"2.49m / 8ft 2"

Height at Ashton Basin 2m (6ft 7").

No navigable locks on the Lancaster, just the Ribble Link and Glasson Branch.

Lee Navigation

Below Old Ford Locks (entering from Limehouse)

25.91m / 85ft5.79m / 19ft1/76m / 5ft 9"2.13m / 7ft

Below Old Ford Locks (entering from Bow)

29.8m / 97ft 9"5.88 m / 19ft 3"1.3m / 4ft 2"2.6m / 8ft 6"

Old Ford Locks to Ponders End

25.91m / 85ft5.5m / 18ft1.52m / 5ft2.13m / 7ft

Ponders End to Hertford

22.86m / 75ft4.72m / 15ft 6"1.3m / 4ft 3"2.11m / 6ft 11"

Leeds & Liverpool Canal

19.51m / 64ft4.34m / 14ft 3"1.22m / 4ft2.67m / 8ft 9"

Note: Limiting height in Foulridge Tunnel

Leigh Branch

21.95m / 72ft4.34m / 14ft 3"1.2m / 3ft 11"2.3m / 7ft 6"

Rufford Branch

18.89m / 62ft4.34m / 14ft 3"1.1m / 3ft 7"2.51m / 8ft 3"

Llangollen Canal (narrow)

Hurleston to Pontcysyllte

21.95m / 72ft2.11m / 6ft 11"0.76m / 2ft 6"2.12m / 7ft

Pinch point: Hurleston

Pontcysyllte to Llangollen

21.95m / 72ft2.11m / 6ft 11"0.75m / 2ft 5"2.13m / 7ft

Macclesfield Canal (narrow)

21.95m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft1.07m / 3ft 6"2.08m / 6ft 10"

Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal

16.76m / 55ft2.59m / 8ft 5"0.75m / 2ft 6"1.8m / 5ft 9"

Note: Ashford Tunnel limits cabin profile, e.g. 1.7m (5ft 7") height at 2.1m (6ft 10") width. Contact local office for further detail.

Montgomery Canal (narrow)

21.95m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft1.2m / 3ft 11"1.83m / 6ft

River Ouse (Yorkshire)

17.5m / 57ft 4"4.66m / 15ft 2"Tidal5.94m / 19ft 5" Naburn Bridge

Note: Depths are in all cases dependants on river/tidal conditions.

Naburn Locks to York

42.62m / 140ft7.31m / 24ft

York to Swale NAB

18.28m / 59ft 11"4.67m / 15ft 4"

Oxford Canal (narrow)

Braunston Junction to Wigrams (Napton Junction) (Narrow)

21.96m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft1.7m / 3ft 10"2.44m / 8ft

Wigrams (Napton Junction) to Oxford (narrow)

21.96m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft1.23m / 4ft1.98m / 6ft 6"

Pinch point: second lock up.

Braunston Junction to Hawkesbury Junction (Sutton Stop) (narrow)

21.96m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft1.1m / 3ft 7"2.07m / 6ft 9"

Peak Forest Canal (narrow)

21.96m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft1.07m / 3ft 6"1.83m / 6ft

Pocklington Canal

17.37m / 56ft 11"4.3m / 14ft 1"1.22m / 4ft2.34m /7ft 8"
18.8m / 62ft3.2m / 10ft 6"0.7m / 2ft 3"2.43m / 8ft

Note: Boat size is recommended from channel widths rather than lock sizes, confirm with us before passage - Locks 7, 8, and 9 are tidal.

The locks on the Ribble Link are for crafts 21.94m (72ft) although the Rufford Branch is 18.9m (62ft).

Ripon Canal

17.37m / 56ft 11"4.3m / 14ft 1"1.01m / 3ft 4"2.59m / 8ft 6"

Rochdale Canal

21.95m / 72ft2.91m / 9ft 5"1.19m / 3ft 9"1.83m / 6ft

Pinch point: Rodwell Tower 4.14m (13ft 6").

River Severn

Gloucester to Worcester

42.67m / 140ft6.65m / 15ft 6"2.51m / 8ft 3"7.47m / 24ft 6"

Worcester to Stourport

27.43m / 90ft5.79m / 19ft1.83m / 6ft6.1m / 20ft

Note: Draught and headroom measured at low summer levels.

Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation

Tinsley to Rotherham

18.75m / 61ft 6"4.65m / 15ft 3"1.37m / 4ft 5"3.05m / 10ft

Rotherham to Bramwith inc New Junction Canal

59.44m / 195ft5.36m / 17ft 7"3.05m / 10ft3.3m / 10ft 10"

Sheffield & Tinsley

18.75m / 6ft 6"4.72m / 15ft 6"2.13m / 7ft2.8m / 9ft 2"

Note: The cill and channel depth from Tinsley Bottom Lock to Sheffield Basin has a maximum draught of 1.22m (4ft).

Stainforth & Keadby Canal

18.8m / 61ft 8"5.2m / 17ft 1"2.22m / 7ft 3"3.3m / 10ft 10"

Note: Through passage is limited by Thorne Lock. For the Bramwith to Thorne section, dimensions are as for the main line to Rotherham. Passage from River Trent to Thorne is limited by Keadby Lock 23.67m x 6.86m (77ft 7" x 22ft 6") although longer craft can travel when the tide makes a level. Two narrowboats up to about 18.79m (61ft 8") can pass through Thorne Lock diagonally.

Shropshire Union Canal

Ellesmere Port to tail of Northgate Locks (Chester)

21.95m / 72ft2.95m / 9ft 8"1.1m / 3ft 7"2.44m / 8ft

Pinch point: Motorway bridge 2.95m (9ft 8"); Ellesmere Port and the Railway Bridge below Bunbury at 22.43m (73ft 6").

Tail of Northgate locks to top of Bunbury Locks

21.95m / 72ft2.95m / 9ft 8"1.1m / 3ft 7"2.44m / 8ft

Bunbury to Nantwich

21.95m / 72ft2.95m / 9ft 8"1.14m / 3ft 9"2.44m / 8ft

Nantwich to Autherley Junction (narrow)

Length BeamDraughtHeadroom
21.95m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft1.14m / 3ft 9"2.44m / 8ft

River Dee Branch

21.95m / 72ft4.3m / 14ft 1"1.37m / 4ft 6"2.34m / 7ft 8"

Middlewich Branch (narrow)

21.95m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft1.14m / 2.34ft 9"2.34m / 7ft 8"

River Soar

From the junction with the River Trent to Leicester

21.34m / 70ft4.37m / 14ft 4"1.14m / 3ft 9"2.13m / 7ft

Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal (narrow)

Stourport to Great Haywood

21.95m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft0.99m / 3ft 3"1.82m / 6ft

River Stort

26.8m / 88ft4.08m / 13ft 4"1.1m / 3ft 7"2.11m / 6ft 11"

Pinch point: Brick Lock

Stourbridge Canal (inc. Stourbridge Town Arm) (narrow)

211.34m / 70ft2.13m / 7ft1.1m / 3ft 7"1.83m / 6ft

Stratford-Upon-Avon Canal

River Avon into Stratford Basin

21.95m / 72ft4.57m / 25ft

Note: Height restrictions at bridge coming off river.

Lapworth Basin to Bancroft Basin (narrow)

21.95m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft1.1m / 3ft 7"1.83m / 6ft

Pinch point: Bridges 44 and 47.

Lapworth to Kings Norton (including Kingswood Branch) (narrow)

21.95m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft1m / 3ft 3"2.1m / 6ft 11"

Tees Navigation

22m / 72ft 2"6m / 19ft 8"2.15m / 10ft 4"5.5m / 18ft

Trent Navigation (inc. Beeston Cut & Nottingham Canal)

Shardlow to tail of Meadow Lane Lock, Nottingham

21.34m / 70ft4.27m / 14ft1.07m / 3ft 6"2.44m / 8ft

Note: Navigation includes Nottingham/Beeston Canal

Meadow Lane Lock to Cromwell Lock Tail (tidal)

42.67m / 140ft5.72m / 18ft 9"1.83m / 6ft3.96m / 13ft

Pinch point: Newark Town Bridge

Tail of Cromwell Lock (tidal) to Gainsborough

45.57m / 149ft 6"7.06m / 23ft 2"2.13m / 7ft4.27m / 14ft

Trent & Mersey Canal

Preston Brook to Croxton

21.95 / 72ft2.74m / 9ft1.1m / 3ft 7"1.9m / 6ft 1"

Croxton to Wardle Junction (Middlewich Branch) (narrow)

21.95m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft1.1m / 3ft 7"1.91m / 6ft 3"

Wardle Junction to Trentham Lock (narrow)

21.95m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft1.1m / 3ft 7"1.78m / 5ft 10"

Trentham Lock to Great Haywood Junction (narrow)

21.95m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft1.1m / 3ft 7"2.01m / 6ft 7"

Great Haywood Junction to Horninglow Basin, Burton-on-Trent (narrow)

21.95m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft1.1m / 3ft 7"1.94m / 6ft 3"

Horninglow Basin to Shardlow

21.95m / 72ft4.29m / 14ft 1"1.1m / 3ft 7"2.23m / 7ft 4"

Shardlow to Derwent Mouth Lock

21.95m / 72ft4.26m / 13ft 11"0.99m / 3ft 3"2.13m / 7ft

River Ure

From its junction with the Ripon Canal to Swale Nab

17.37m / 56ft 11"4.34m / 14ft 3"1.98m / 6ft 6"3.05m / 10ft

Weaver Navigation

Weston Point Dock to Weston Marsh Lock

65m / 213ft 3"11.5m / 37ft 9"3.2m / 10ft 6"18m / 59ft

Weston March Lock to Winnington

65m / 213ft 3"11.5m / 37ft 9"3.2m / 10ft 6"18m / 59ft

Winnington to Winsford

60m / 196ft 10"10.7m / 35ft 1"2.9m / 9ft 6"9m / 29ft 6"

River Witham Navigation

Lincoln to Stamp End Lock

22.86m / 75ft5.4m / 17ft 8"1.52m / 5ft2.74m / 9ft

Note: Glory Hole Bridge, Lincoln, is 4.64m wide

Stamp End Lock to Boston Grand Sluice

21.41m / 70ft 3"5.3m / 17ft 4"1.52m / 5ft3.5m / 11ft 6"

Worcester & Birmingham Canal

River Severn into Diglis Basin only

21.95m / 72ft5.61m / 18ft 5"1.9m / 6ft 3"Unlimited

Gas Street to Diglis (narrow)

21.95m / 72ft2.13m / 7ft0.9m / 3ft2.3m / 7ft 6"

Last Edited: 04 January 2024

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