Bridge 51 - Bridge 50. Leeds & Liverpool canal


From Date: 09/03/2020 08:00

To Date: 07/08/2020 18:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Restriction

Reason: 3rd Party Works

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Starts at: Bridge 51, pottery road bridge

Ends at: Bridge 50, Seven Stars


02/07/2020 13:02

Due to continued works the restriction will be extended and the pontoon platform will be sited over both sides of the pier.


Please be advised third-party contractors will be onsite between Bridge 51, and Bridge 50 on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal to enable access to the canal side elevation and existing timber piers for refurbishment works to the existing Wigan Pier.

Pier 2 and 3 is the 9th March 2020 to 10th April 2020 Pier 5 is 10th April 2020 to 15th May 2020

To be able to carry out the necessary works, a pontoon will be in place. We politely request both towpath and canal users to approach the area with caution and boaters to reduce speed on approach.