Embankment 39 Audley, near Blackburn


From Date: 02/01/2024 08:00

To Date: 31/03/2024 16:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Restriction

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? Yes


Closest waterway: Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Starts at: Bridge 103, Cicely Bridge

Ends at: Bridge 102A, Audley Street Bridge

Upstream winding hole: Winding Hole, Eanam Bridge

Downstream winding hole: Winding Hole, Bower house fold bridge


08/03/2024 11:54

We are pleased to advise that these works have been completed sooner than expected and the restriction has now ended. The towpath will reopen from 08 March 24

09/11/2023 17:32

Following a review of project methodologies, we are pleased to advise these works can now be done as a restriction; a closure is no longer required, however we need to move the dates of these works. The new dates for the navigational restriction are 02 January 2024 through to the 31 March 2024.


A stoppage is required to carry out some embankment repairs to stop leakage.