Lock 4 to 8, Marple, Peak Forest Canal

Notice Details
From Date:
2nd January 2018 at 08:00
To Date:
16th March 2018 at 16:00 inclusive
Navigation Closure
Notice updates:
07/12/2017 @ 13:16

As a result of the emergency works to repair the chamber wall at Lock 15, the Marple flight will be completely closed until 16th March 2018.

Unfortunately, this means it will not be possible to open the canal for navigation on 27th and 28th January, as originally planned. 

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.


Extensive leak stoppage to three locks.  Grouting to resolve leakage.

The canal will be open for navigation on 27th and 28th January 2018


Peak Forest Canal
Starts At:
Lock 4
Ends At:
Lock 8
Up Stream Winding Hole:
Above Lock 16, junction with Macclesfield Canal
Down Stream Winding Hole:
Chadkirk Aqueduct
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