Overnight Restrictions, Wigan, Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Detail

From Date: 30/10/2018 00:00

To Date: On-going

Type: Navigation Restriction

Reason: Water resources

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Starts at: Lock 89

Ends at: Lock 88

Updates

19/12/2018 11:55

In order to conserve water in the Wigan area, we will continue to implement overnight restrictions in the Wigan central area.

Padlocks will be placed on Lock 88 (Pagefield Lock) and Lock 89 (Ell Meadow Lock) on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal and will be opened at 8am and locked at 3pm daily.

The above locks will be padlocked closed outside of these times.

These restrictions will be in place until further notice.

Description

In order to conserve water in the Wigan area, as of Tuesday 30 October we will be implementing overnight restrictions in the Wigan central area.

Lock 88 (Pagefield Lock) to Lock 89 (Ell Meadow Lock) on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal and Lock 1, Poolstock Lock on the Leigh Branch will be opened at 8am and locked at 4pm daily.

The above locks will be padlocked closed outside of these times.

These restrictions will be in place until further notice.