Navigation Closure: Bridge 9, Handcocks Swing Bridge, Leeds & Liverpool Canal


From Date: 13/01/2023 12:30

To Date: 14/01/2023 18:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Starts at: Bridge 9, Handcocks Swing Bridge

Ends at: Bridge 9, Handcocks Swing Bridge


Please be advised navigation is closed at Bridge 9, Handcocks Swing Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool canal due to a mechanical failure.

Our specialist contractors have been to site today, however replacement parts are required. Our contractors are currently sourcing the new parts and will be back onsite tomorrow, Saturday 14 January to continue the repair.

We will endeavour to have the bridge back in operation by 6pm in line with the operating times for this bridge. If we are unable to repair the bridge before 6pm, a further update will be provided.