Brewery Swing Bridge


From Date: 29/06/2023 11:00

To Date: 04/07/2023 15:30 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Structure failure

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Starts at: Bridge 177, Brewery Swing Bridge

Ends at: Bridge 177, Brewery Swing Bridge


04/07/2023 16:32

The bridge has reopened to navigation traffic. 

04/07/2023 11:41

We have received a report that there is no power to the bridge, therefore the navigation is closed.

We will update the notice when we have more information. 

03/07/2023 12:04

The new switch has been installed and the bridge has reopened for navigation traffic. 

03/07/2023 09:50

The fault has been diagnosed as a failed proximity switch. A new one has been sourced and engineers will be on site today to replace the switch and test the bridge.

01/07/2023 10:00

Additional parts were required to repair the swing bridge. Our contractors continue to work to rectify the issue.


Brewery Swing Bridge is closed due to mechanical failure. 

Contractors are on site, an update will be provided tomorrow.