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Maps of the North West's Canals

Maps of routes

View the maps of the canal routes for an interactive plan of the routes of the Bridgewater and Manchester Ship Canals.

View the plan of the routes

Old maps and charts
Old maps and charts

There is also a collection of old maps and charts of the canals, Trafford Park and Manchester Docks.

Map of Manchester
Trafford Park and Manchester Docks

For a more detailed look at the business end of the canals, take a look at our interactive map showing parts of Manchester, Salford and Trafford, which overlays some of the old maps with those from the present to show how the area has evolved.