Overnight Restrictions, Wigan, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, including Leigh Branch

Detail

From Date: 30/10/2018 00:00

To Date: 05/08/2020 08:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Restriction

Reason: Water resources

Is the towpath closed? No

Intersection of

Closest waterway: Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Starts at: Lock 89

Ends at: Lock 86

AND

Closest waterway: Leigh Branch (Leeds & Liverpool Canal)

Starts at: Lock 1, Top Lock, Leigh Branch

Ends at: Lock 2, Bottom Lock

Updates

20/05/2020 10:03

To continue to conserve water in the Wigan area, Lock 89 to Lock 86 on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal and Lock 1 and 2 on the Leigh Branch will be closed to navigation overnight.

Padlocks will be placed on the above locks, opened at 8am and closed at 4pm daily.

These restrictions will be in place until further notice.

Please be reminded we have an active notice regarding the Wigan Flight.

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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.