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    Broxburn Oil Works

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    West Main Street, Uphall

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    Almondell House

  • Millers Bridge, Uphall

    Millers Bridge, Uphall

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    The Viaduct, Broxburn

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    The Gates, Main Street, Uphall

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    Viaduct, Broxburn

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    Looking East along Main Street, Uphall

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    Main Street, Broxburn

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    Ecclesmachan Road, Uphall

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    Almondell Bridge

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    Main Street, Uphall

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    Greendykes Road, Broxburn

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    St Nicholas Church, Uphall

  • Main Street, Broxburn

    Main Street, Broxburn

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    Middleton Hall, Uphall

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    Station Road, Broxburn

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    Staff of Uphall Public School

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    West End, Broxburn

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    Gala Day at Uphall Public School

  • Station Road, Broxburn

    Station Road, Broxburn

  • Uphall Gala Day Parade - July 1926

    Uphall Gala Day Parade - July 1926

  • Broxburn Academy

    Broxburn Academy

  • Old Mill, Uphall

    Old Mill, Uphall

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    Goschen Place, Broxburn

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    Tram on Main Street, Uphall

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Bridge 19-40 Union Canal Society

The Bridge 19-40 Union Canal Society is a small and friendly organisation on the Union Canal. Their boat trips are run entirely by volunteer members and will take you along part of the stretch of the canal between Bridge 19, east of Broxburn, and Bridge 40, to the west of Philpstoun.

Bluebell is their 45ft long traditional narrowboat and can take up to 12 passengers on boat trips along the canal.  Their cost-effective "taster" trips last around 30 minutes and run on the first Sunday of the month between April - October.

They also run very popular Santa and Easter Bunny trips, local history trips over the Almond Aqueduct, and get involved in local community events.  Follow their facebook page to keep an eye out for news of our seasonal trips and activities.

Bluebell can also be hired with a driver and crew for private bookings for up to 12 people. They supply tea and coffee and you can take your own food and drink. Hire Bluebell for a birthday party, a family outing, a company away day, or just because you and a group of friends want a wee cruise along the canal.

Enjoy the canal from the water - it's a very different experience to walking along the towpath. You'll enjoy the tranquility of watching the world go by as you pass through pretty - and historic - countryside. Being on a boat on a canal is very therapeutic.

They also aim to maintain the canal as a pleasant amenity for boating, walking, jogging, cycling or fishing.

Roseann is the work boat, used for environmental activities along the canal, such as litter picks, trimming vegetation and removing obstacles from the water.

The Bridge 19-40 Union Canal Society is a registered charity (SC023110) run solely by volunteers and supported from donations and income from boat trips.  They aim to make all their activities inclusive and cost-effective and are always pleased to welcome new members.

Contact information:

  • Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Website:  https://www.bridge19-40.co.uk
  • Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/bridge1940canalsociety
  • Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/bridge1940unioncanalsociety

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