Bridge 52 and 53 on the Rochdale Canal


From Date: 18/09/2023 08:00

To Date: 29/09/2023 17:00 inclusive

Type: Towpath Restriction

Reason: 3rd Party Works

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Rochdale Canal

Starts at: Bridge 52, Brown Bank Bridge

Ends at: Bridge 53, Lodge Bridge

Upstream winding hole: n/a

Downstream winding hole: n/a


Please be advised that third-party contractors will be onsite between bridge 52, Brown Bank bridge and bridge 53, Lodge Bridge on the Rochdale Canal. 

The third-party contractors are working on behalf of Cadent Gas and will be excavating over the gas main to install new cathodic protection.  

The towpath will be restricted with protective fencing and whilst the navigation will remain open, we politely request all customers to approach the area with caution and be prepared to stop if necessary. 

Please take note of the signage and to listen to any advice that may be given by the third-party contractors onsite.