Lock 86 - Chorlton Street - Rochdale Canal


From Date: 01/09/2018 08:00

To Date: 14/02/2020 17:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Restriction

Reason: 3rd Party Works

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Rochdale Canal

Starts at: Bridge 94, Minsull Street Bridge

Ends at: Bridge 95, Chorlton Street Bridge

Upstream winding hole: Dale Street

Downstream winding hole: Castlefield Basin below lock 92 (Bridgewater Canal)


20/12/2019 15:31

Our third party contractors are delayed with the works, and this restriction will stay in place until 14th February 2020 The lock will remain open for use, but there may be short delays during the removal of the scaffold.

12/09/2019 10:36

The scaffold will be in place until 15th December


Our third party contractors will be installing and using a temporary scaffold at lock 86. The lock will remain open for use but there may be short delays during installation and removal of the scaffold.

Other ongoing construction work between bridges 94 and 95 will not directly affect the canal.

All boat traffic should slow down, approach with caution and be prepared to stop if requested.  Short delays up to 10/15 minutes may be necessary for contractors to move out of the way. Banksmen and warning signs will be in place.