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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.

HS2: Ashton & Rochdale Canals

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