Navigation Restriction: Bridge 88, Red Hill Street Bridge to St. Vincent Street, Rochdale Canal

Detail

From Date: 01/09/2020 11:30

To Date: 19/11/2023 19:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Restriction

Reason: 3rd Party Works

Is the towpath closed? Yes

Location

Closest waterway: Rochdale Canal

Starts at: Bridge 88, Red Hill Street Bridge

Ends at: Access Point

Updates

13/11/2023 08:37

Whilst the third-party works are complete, scaffolding remains onsite. This is due to be removed this week and this notice has been extended till Sunday 19 November. 

31/08/2023 16:18

Correction to previous update: The canal will be narrowed in width by 2m to accommodate the 2m wide pontoon that will be in the canal near to Bridge 88, Red Hill Street Bridge, leaving approx. 9m for navigation.

We apologise for any misinformation on the previous update.

31/08/2023 15:28

Third party works to repair the third-party boundary wall between Bridge 88, Red Hill Street Bridge and the Towpath Access Point off St. Vincent Street on the Rochdale Canal will commence on Monday 4 September, with a proposed end date on 10 November 2023.

The towpath will remain closed until these works are complete. The canal width will be restricted to 2m during the above dates as a pontoon will be placed within the canal near to Bridge 88, Red Hill Street Bridge to assist with the repairs.

06/11/2020 15:52

Please be advised, the towpath between Bridge 88, Red Hill Street Bridge and the Towpath Access Point off St. Vincent Street on the Rochdale Canal remains closed for the safety of our users whilst we await the date from the owners of the third-party wall.

An update will be provided once we have received a start date for the works from the third party.

20/10/2020 14:10

Please be advised, the owners of the third-party wall have now secured contractors to complete the repair works. The third-party are working with our Infrastructure Team to meet all the necessary requirements to be able to carry out the repair works.

Until the repair to the third-party wall can be carried out, the towpath between Bridge 88, Red Hill Street Bridge and the Towpath Access Point off St. Vincent Street on the Rochdale Canal remains closed for the safety of our users.

An update will be provided once we have received a start date for the works. We anticipate this will be provided within the next 2 weeks.

06/10/2020 10:24

The towpath between Bridge 88, Red Hill Street Bridge and the Towpath Access Point off St. Vincent Street on the Rochdale Canal remains closed for the safety of our users.

Talks continue with the local authorities and third-party wall owner and an update will be provided by Tuesday 20 October.

15/09/2020 11:22

For the safety of our users, the towpath remains closed between Bridge 88, Red Hill Street Bridge and the Towpath Access Point off St. Vincent Street on the Rochdale Canal.

We are working with the local authorities and an update will be provided Monday 5 October.

08/09/2020 16:17

Please be advised discussions continue with the relevant parties in relation to the boundary wall. For the safety of our users, the towpath remains closed between Bridge 88, Red Hill Street Bridge and the Towpath Access Point off St. Vincent Street on the Rochdale Canal.

An update will be provided Tuesday 15 September.

Description

Please be advised, for the safety of our users, the towpath is closed between Bridge 88, Red Hill Street Bridge and the Towpath Access Point off St. Vincent Street on the Rochdale Canal due to an issue with a boundary wall.

Discussions are ongoing with the relevant parties and an update will be provided by Tuesday 8 September.