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Donnington Wood Canal

Now derelict, the Donnington Wood Canal linked coal pits at Donnington Wood to the Shrewsbury & Newport Canals.

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Facts & Stats

5.5 miles

(8.9km)

7 locks

+ 1 inclined plane

1767

Year opened

HS2: Middlewich Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal

The latest HS2 Phase 2b Western Leg Design Refinement proposals affect the Middlewich Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal in the Wimboldsley area north of Crewe.