Friday 9 July 2010

Bingley three rise

About quarter of a mile below the five rise staircase is the three rise. From here you can also see the footbridge which takes pedestrians over the A650 Bingley Relief Road and onto the Main Street.

The Relief Road was constructed in 2004 at a cost of £47.9 million. The most expensive part of the project was the diversion of a 150m stretch of the canal. This involved removing the Treacle Cock Alley pedestrian tunnel under the canal and also the Tin Bridge.

To the right of the three rise is the Damart factory; makers of quality thermal underwear :) The run off from the lock flows under the spur of the factory...

and this is the view from the top, with the factory on the left.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the link! It's a rather special area, I always feel.