The oldest racing circuit in Britain, used since 1935, home of British Superbike Championship and more recently "Monsters Of Rock", "Ozzfest" and The "Download" festivals. In 2003, Marilyn Manson could be heard from Trent Lock, several miles to the north.
The Palmschleuse in Lauenburg is the oldest lock in Europe. It was built in 1398 along with the Strecknitz-Canal completely made of wood and had one (out of 15 locks that first watershed channel in the world of construction 1392-1398). Since the Middle Ages, the gate was also known under the name of key to Bockhorst. In the 17th Century, she got its present name after the former lock keepers P...
The longest stone bridge in England, built to cross the River Trent and the marshland each side. There has been a bridge here since the 13th century. The southernmost point reached by the army of Bonnie Prince Charlie before they retreated to Scotland
Eton Park was a an association football stadium located in Burton upon Trent, England. It was the home ground of Burton Albion F.C. from 1958 to 2005 when they moved to the £7.2 million Pirelli Stadium. The Brewers moved to the ground on 20 September 1958, coinciding with their promotion to the Southern League.
The Anderton Boat Lift near the village of Anderton, Cheshire, in north-west England provides a 50 feet (15.2 m) vertical link between two navigable waterways: the River Weaver and the Trent and Mersey Canal.
Built in 1875, the boat lift was in use for over 100 years until it was closed due to corrosion in 1983. Restoration started in 2001 and the boat lift was re-opened in 2002....
At 350 metres long, fifty metres wide, and a full 16 metres deep the Forme-Ecluse Louis-Joubert, named after the President of St Nazaire Chamber of Commerce, was specially constructed to house the 80,000-ton ‘Normandie’ which had been built in the Penhoët shipyard and launched in 1932. It was the primary means of access from the River Loire to the man-made inner basin of the port.The Normandie ...
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