Lock 87, Manchester, Rochdale Canal


From Date: 06/01/2020 08:00

To Date: 20/01/2020 16:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Rochdale Canal

Starts at: Lock 84 Dale St

Ends at: Bridge 101, Castle Street Bridge

Upstream winding hole: At the junction of the Ashton Canal, above Lock 84.

Downstream winding hole: Castle Street Bridge 101 at the junction of the Bridgewater Canal.


A stoppage is required at Lock 87 to fit transfer beams on the tail gates in order to prevent further movement of the gates, to mitre the tail gates and to fit gate liners. 

The timing of this closure has been planned to coincide with other winter works in the area.