Ellesmere Port bottom lock 1


From Date: 11/11/2019 08:00

To Date: 22/11/2019 17:00 inclusive

Type: Advice

Reason: 3rd Party Works

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Shropshire Union Canal

Starts at: Lock 1, Whitby Bottom Wide Lock

Ends at: Lock 1, Whitby Bottom Wide Lock

Upstream winding hole: SU-004-009 Stanney Mill Winding Hole

Downstream winding hole: Ellesmere Port Lower Basin


Please be advised third party contractors will be onsite at the swing bridge at Lock 1, Ellesmere Port to carry out repairs to the mechanism. 

The bridge will remain open during the works so pedestrian access between the Centre Island/ holiday Inn and Telford’s Quay will not be possible.

Whilst the navigation will remain open, we politely request all customers to approach the area with caution and to listen to any advice that may be given by the onsite banksmen.  All boat traffic should slow down, approach the bridge with caution and be prepared to stop if requested.