Castlefield to Stretford (3) - Virtual Cruise

Throstle Nest Bridge, Old Trafford
Throstle Nest Bridge with Old Trafford football stadium in the background. photo: Neil Arlidge
Victoria Warehouse, Bridgewater Canal
The rebuilt Trafford Road Bridge and Victoria Warehouse, this part of which was built in 1932 by the Liverpool Warehousing Company and is now an "event space" and hotel.
Victoria Warehouse, Old Trafford
An earlier part of Victoria Warehouse, built in 1925.
Old Trafford, Bridgewater Canal
Looking past Victoria Warehouse to Old Trafford football stadium. photo: Neil Arlidge
Manchester United ground, Old Trafford
Old Trafford football stadium, home to Manchester United, sits beside the canal.
Containers, Bridgewater Canal
Beyond Old Trafford, the canal passes an ever-changing landmark made up of shipping containers.
Waters Meeting, Stretford
Waters Meeting, Stretford, is the junction of the three main arms of the Bridgewater Canal. Left goes to Lymm, Preston Brook and Runcorn, right goes to Barton, Worsley and Leigh.

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Interactive Google Aerial View of Waters Meeting, Stretford. The canal from Manchester comes in from the north.
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