Booking Information: Summit Pound, Lock 36 to Lock 37, Rochdale Canal


From Date: 01/05/2023 07:00

To Date: 31/10/2023 17:00 inclusive

Type: Booking Information

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Rochdale Canal

Starts at: Lock 36

Ends at: Lock 37, West Summit


To help maintain a sufficient water supply to the west side of the Rochdale Canal throughout the summer months, we will be implementing a booking system for the Summit pound, Lock 36 to Lock 37, from 1 May to, and inclusive of, 31 October 2023.

Passage will be available to the direction of Manchester from Sowerby Bridge, and vice versa, at 11am on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays only, for prebooked passages only. You can book via your online account, selecting “Rochdale Summit’, or call us on 0303 040 4040.

Bookings must be made 24 hours in advance.

We will continue to monitor the water levels and keep this under review.