Navigation Resumed: Bridge 86 to Bridge 90, Withnell Fold, Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

Detail

From Date: 10/02/2023 11:00

To Date: 16/02/2023 14:45 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Information

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Starts at: Bridge 86, Brown House Bridge

Ends at: Bridge 90, Ollerton No. 2 Bridge

Updates

16/02/2023 14:44

We are pleased to advise navigation and towpath access has resumed between Bridge 86, Brown House Bridge and Bridge 90, Ollerton No. 2 Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

Please note, we are still in discussion with the third-party owner and building control. We may need to close navigation and towpath access again at short notice should further works be required. We will endeavour to provide as much notice as possible, however safety will remain our paramount concern.  

15/02/2023 15:20

Please be advised, to maintain the safety of our customers following the incident last week, the canal and towpath remains closed between Bridge 86, Brown House Bridge and Bridge 90, Ollerton No. 2 Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool canal.

Our teams are now speaking with building control regarding the stability of the third-party owned building and an update will be provided by Friday 17 February.

13/02/2023 16:41

Please be advised, following the incident last week and to maintain the safety of our customers, the canal and towpath remains closed between Bridge 86, Brown House Bridge and Bridge 90, Ollerton No. 2 Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool canal.

Our teams are seeking to speak with the relevant third party regarding the stability of the building and an update will be provided by Wednesday 15 February.

10/02/2023 11:31

Please be advised, due to the ongoing incident on the offside and to allow safe access to the emergency services, the canal and towpath is now closed between Bridge 86, Brown House Bridge and Bridge 90, Ollerton No. 2 Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool canal.

Once the emergency services have controlled and extinguished the fire, we will then need to ensure the third-party building is stable to allow passage through this area.

An update will be provided Monday 13 February.

Description

Please be advised navigation is currently restricted at Bridge 88, Withnell Fold Bridge, on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal due to a fire incident at a third-party building on the offside.

Please navigate the area with caution.

A further update will be provided this afternoon.