Bridge 15, Methodist Swing Bridge, Maghull , Leeds & Liverpool Canal


From Date: 27/01/2020 08:00

To Date: 13/03/2020 16:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? Yes


Closest waterway: Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Starts at: Bridge 15, Methodist Swing Bridge

Ends at: Bridge 15, Methodist Swing Bridge

Upstream winding hole: Between Bridges 17 and 16

Downstream winding hole: Between Bridge 11 and 10


10/12/2019 12:46

Our contractors have reviewed their programme for the repair works at Methodist Swing Bridge (Bridge 15) and these will now be carried out at the same time as similar works at Netherton Swing Bridge (Bridge 6). 

Please note the new dates for this closure.


Carry out replacement of the hydraulic system, installation of drop arm automated barriers and wig-wag signals.

Please note the revised dates for this stoppage.