Marple Lock 1, Bottom Lock, and Bridge 16, Bottom Lock Bridge, Peak Forest Canal.


From Date: 23/11/2020 08:00

To Date: 11/12/2020 16:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Peak Forest Canal

Starts at: Bridge 16, Bottom Lock Bridge

Ends at: Lock 16

Upstream winding hole: Above Lock 16, Marple Top Lock (Junction with Macclesfield Canal).

Downstream winding hole: Below Bridge 16, Bottom Lock Bridge.


05/10/2020 17:34

Our engineers have re-assessed the work that needs to be carried out this winter at Marple Locks.  

We will now be undertaking masonry repairs at Lock 1, Bottom Lock, and brickwork repairs at Bridge 16, Bottom Lock Bridge.   

The timing of this stoppage has not been affected.


Carry out works at Marple Locks, including:

Lock 1 - Re-position oversailing coping stones. (Please note the towpath will be closed in this area.)

Lock 6 - Grouting and brickwork repointing of the lock chamber walls. 

Lock 7 - Grouting and brickwork repointing of the lock chamber walls.

Lock 9 - Repairs to the lock bywash.

01/06/2020:  The information above is a draft notice of works planned as part of our winter 2020/21 stoppages programme.  This is subject to change depending on the latest advice from the UK government on coronavirus.  Please follow our guidance relating to coronavirus when using the canals and towpaths