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Bingley Five-Rise Locks, Bingley

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Bingley Three Rise Locks is a staircase of three locks on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal at Bingley, West Yorkshire, England. It opened in 1774 and was a major feat of engineering at the time along with the larger Five Rise opened at the same time and several hundred metres further up. The lock comprises a staircase flight—the lower gate of one lock forming the upper gate of the next lock.In 1985 the locks were designated Grade II* listed status.In 2007 the lock gates were refurbished.
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  • While walking along on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal towpath. A fantastic site to see five locks ,the steepest staircase locks in the country.It was worth the walk to see such workmanship. The cafe is l...  more »
  • Built in the days when a project like the Leeds Liverpool canal was worth the effort - and now an interesting legacy of bygone days for us to enjoy  more »
  • I just stood and stared at the 5 Locks, as we were there 2 barges came up through the Locks, it is amazing to watch. It's the Leeds Liverpool canal. There is also an excellent cafe where you can sit w...  more »
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  • Limited visitor mooring at the top but a fantastic place to pitch up. Great facilities by the cafe including shower and toilets in addition to elsan and water point.
  • Historic amazing locks. An easy walk from Bingley town centre
  • Lovely walk along the canal. Interesting to see the locks in action.
  • Visited while passing through. Lovely views, very peaceful.
  • Good selection of locks, ideal for the canal boat owner who likes locks