Lock 1, Top Lock - Lock 2, Bottom Lock Leigh Branch (Leeds & Liverpool canal)

Detail

From Date: 08/02/2023 08:00

To Date: 17/03/2023 15:04 inclusive

Type: Towpath Closure

Reason: 3rd Party Works

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Leigh Branch (L&L Canal)

Starts at: Lock 1, Top Lock, Leigh Branch

Ends at: Lock 2, Bottom Lock

Upstream winding hole: n/a

Downstream winding hole: n/a

Updates

08/03/2023 12:39

Please be advised that contractors will continue to work on reinstating the back verge & sets to the rear of the towpath. Fencing will be in place to separate our customers from the ongoing works until 17th March.

14/02/2023 15:04

Please be advised that the towpath is now open. However, contractors will continue to work on reinstating the back verge & sets to the rear of the towpath. Fencing will be in place to separate our customers from the ongoing works until 3rd March,

Description

Please be advised that third-party contractors will be onsite between Lock 1, Top Lock and Lock 2, Bottom Lock on the Leigh Branch (Leeds & Liverpool Canal). 

The third party contractors are working for Electricity Northwest and will be excavating under the towpath to carry out a repair on a cable. 

The towpath will remain closed and a diversion route will be in place.  Boaters to re-board  when leaving locks 1 and 2. 

Whilst the navigation will remain open we politely request all customers to approach the area with caution. 

Please take note of the signage and to listen to any advice that may be given by the third party contractors onsite.