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Points of Interest

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These locks take the the canal from the level to the south below the A38 to the canal level to the north in Darnford Park and Borrowcop Locks Canal Park to the south of Tamworth Road.

Darnford Park is a new section.   Read more.


Distance from Catshill

Distance from Huddlesford

A lock staircase, or riser, is defined as two, or more, adjacent locks where the upper gates of one lock serve as the lower gates of the next. This means that there are no pounds between locks and on leaving one lock the next lock in the staircase is entered immediately.

New Staircase Locks 27/28
Darnford Park

On canal line

Relative Position

Restoration phase

Photo: Artist’s impression by Peter Buck of Locks 27 & 28

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