Waltham Town Lock facts for kids
Waltham Town Lock
Narrowboat Alder emerges from the downstream gate
|Waterway||River Lee Navigation|
|Maintained by||British Waterways|
|Length||85 feet (25.9 m)|
|Width||16 feet (4.9 m)|
|Fall||4 feet 3 inches (1.3 m)|
|12.5 miles (20.1 km)|
Hertford Castle Weir
|13.8 miles (22.2 km)|
Waltham Town Lock (No 11) is a lock on the River Lee Navigation at Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire. The lock is located in the River Lee Country Park which is part of the Lee Valley Park. The adjoining Showground site now known as the Broxbourne White Water Canoe Centre has been chosen to host the canoeing event in the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Flowing close to the lock is the River Lee Flood Relief Channel known as the Horsemill Stream at this point.
Vehicular access from A121 Station road to car parking close to lock.
Pedestrian and cycle access via the towpath which forms part of the Lea Valley Walk
Bus services; 211, 212, 213, 240, 250, 251, 506.
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