Wigan - Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Detail

From Date: 04/04/2016 00:00

To Date: 30/09/2016 23:59 inclusive

Type: Navigation Restriction

Reason: Information

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Starts at: Lock 89

Ends at: Lock 87

Description

Following a successful trial during the 2015 summer season to conserve water in the Wigan area, Canal & River Trust North West will be implementing overnight restrictions in the Wigan central area again this summer.

Lock 89 (Ell Meadow Lock) to Lock 87 (Wigan Bottom Lock / Dock Yard Lock) on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal and Lock 1 on the Leigh Branch will be padlocked from 8pm to 8am daily. These measures will be in place commencing on Monday 4 April until the end of September 2016.