Liverpool Canal Link, 5 - 13 May, Eurovision Song Contest 2023


From Date: 05/05/2023 08:00

To Date: 14/05/2023 08:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Information

Is the towpath closed? No

Intersection of

Closest waterway: Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Starts at: Stanley Dock Top Lock

Ends at: Stanley Dock Top Lock


Closest waterway: Liverpool Link

Starts at: Mann Island Lock

Ends at: Mann Island Lock


Please note that from the 5th to 13th May 2023, the Liverpool Canal Link (Pier Head Section) will close at 1200 (midday), and remain closed until 0800 the following day, except for Saturday 6th May 2023 when the link will be closed from 1000 until 0800 the following day.

Normal passage will resume from Sunday 14 May.

This stoppage has been requested by Merseyside Police to ensure a safe and secure Eurovision event at the Pier Head. During the closure period no commercial vessel, recreational vessel or water sports user should enter the Liverpool Link (Pier Head Section).