Lock 15

Detail

From Date: 03/05/2023 17:45

To Date: 13/05/2023 10:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Structure failure

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Rochdale Canal

Starts at: Lock15

Ends at: Lock15

Updates

11/05/2023 16:01

There has been a slight delay on the removal of the fabric dam, contractors have confirmed that the dams will now be removed on Saturday morning (13th May).

Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

11/05/2023 10:12

The main repairs which we used the fabric dams for, have now been completed and the contractors have confirmed that the fabric dams will be removed on Friday morning (12th May).

The canal will be reopened on Friday morning.

05/05/2023 11:18

A fabric dam has been arranged and will be installed on Tuesday 9th May. We will then be able to assess the work that is required and make a start with repairs.

A further update will be provided by close of play on Wednesday 10th May.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

04/05/2023 16:03

We are still working on an appropriate repair for Lock 15.

We will provide an update by the end of the day on Friday 5th May 2023.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause

Description

Lock 15 has suffered a failure of both head gate paddles and is currently inoperable. 

We will work to plan and undertake a repair as soon as possible and provide an update by the end of the day on Thursday 4th May 2023. 

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.