Opening Times: Wigan Lock Flight, Leeds & Liverpool Canal


From Date: 15/12/2022 10:00

To Date: 02/04/2023 16:00 inclusive

Type: Opening Times

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Starts at: Lock 65, Top Lock

Ends at: Lock 85, Lock 21


20/03/2023 10:33

Please note, from Monday 3 April, this notice will be superseded by the following notice:


To help conserve water in the local area, please be advised of the following daily opening times for the Wigan Flight, Lock 65 (Top of Wigan Flight) to Lock 85 (Bottom of Wigan Flight):

  • Open at 10am, close at 4pm. Last entry 12pm

The above locks will be padlocked closed outside of these times. Roving lock keepers will be on the Wigan Flight to oversee passages and ensure the water levels are maintained.  Please note, this is not an assisted passage.

If you experience any issues whilst on the flight, please call our North West Customer Support Team on 0303 040 4040.