Anderton Boat Lift, Weaver Navigation

Detail

From Date: 25/01/2021 15:45

To Date: 26/03/2021 17:00 inclusive

Type: Advice

Reason: Information

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Weaver Navigation

Starts at: Anderton Boat Lift

Ends at: Anderton Boat Lift

Updates

12/02/2021 11:02

From Wednesday 10 February, the lift will operate one morning a week, for essential travel purposes only, first passage 10am.

Bookings can be made via your online account or by calling the North West Customer Support Team on 03030 404040 (Monday - Thursday 8:30am-5pm, Friday 8:30am - 4.30pm).

08/02/2021 16:20

We are pleased to advise our mechanical and electrical engineers have carried out a successful repair to the flood damaged components on Anderton Boat Lift. A completed satisfactory testing has been carried out of the lift over the weekend.

The defective water pumps remain with a specialist contractor, however we have installed a temporary solution which will allow us to operate the lift.

From Wednesday 10 February, the lift will operate one morning a week, for essential travel purposes only, first passage 10am.

Bookings can be made via your online account or by calling the North West Customer Support Team on 03030 404040 (Monday - Thursday 8:30am-5pm, Friday 8:30am - 4.30pm).

An update will be provided Friday 12 February.

04/02/2021 17:01

Please be advised our mechanical and electrical engineers will be continuing to carry out the replacement of a flood damaged component from the Anderton Boat Lift.

As part of this work our engineers will also need to carry out operational testing of the boat lift.

Following the testing, which will be carried out over the next few days we will provide a further update on Monday 8 February.

01/02/2021 13:17

Please be advised our engineers are continuing work towards a resolution for the flood damaged pumps at Anderton Boat Lift.

Operational testing of the lift will also be carried out this week and an update provided on Thursday 4 February.

26/01/2021 13:48

We are pleased to report the flood water has now receded sufficiently to enable access to our equipment. The flood damaged pumps are being removed from the lift and will be transferred to a specialist contractor for repair.

At present we are not in receipt of an estimated timeframe for the repair by our contractors.

A further update will be provided Tuesday 2 February.

Description

Please be advised Anderton Boat Lift is currently closed following adverse weather conditions which has caused flood damage to the Lift Pumps. Our contractors have been informed and are on their way to site to assess the damage caused.

An update will be provided tomorrow.