We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.

What's going on in the North West?

There is always something interesting going on in the North West. You can find up to date information about what’s happening on the Leeds & Liverpool and Lancaster Canals as well as Liverpool Docks, Liverpool Canal Link and Ribble Link right here.

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Leeds & Liverpool Canal Bicentenary

As part of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal Bicentenary celebrations, historic boat Kennet will be undertaking a journey to commemorate the opening of the canal.

Starting its journey on Saturday 15 October 2016, the Kennet will celebrate along the way, taking in key locations such as Saltaire, Bingley, Skipton, Burnley, Blackburn and Wigan before arriving at the Eldonian Village in Liverpool for a celebration event on Sunday 23 October 2016.

Find out more about this journey

Leeds & Liverpool Canal towpath works

As part of the CityConnect1 Project, canal towpath upgrades will involve construction of an off-highway cycle route. Learn more about this scheme. 

Airedale Greenway towpath consultation update

Leeds & Liverpool Canal – winter opening times

Please remember that during the Winter, passage through Bingley Three & Five Rises and Kirkstall to Newlay Locks must be booked with a minimum of 72 hours’ notice. These opening hours will be in place from 31 October 2016 to 13 March 2017 and to find out more information, please follow the links below to our notices & stoppages pages:

Customer Op’s and volunteers clean up Litherland yard

Litherland Customer Ops team

The North West Customer Operations team along with a group of local volunteers have completed some great work at our Litherland depot and visitor mooring site. The site has had a full clear up and planting works and you can see from more pictures how great it looks!








Last date edited: 18 October 2016