Lock 36 to lock 45, Rochdale Canal


From Date: 18/03/2016 08:00

To Date: 28/06/2016 09:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Maintenance

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Rochdale Canal

Starts at: Lock 36

Ends at: Lock 45


28/06/2016 10:00

Our contractors have now completed the repair to the culvert, and the canal is now open from Lock 45 to Lock 17,

Please be advised that the moorings are due to be dredged following the damage caused by the boxing day floods, some moorings may be inaccessible and we would recommend taking caution when mooring in this area.


On-going investigation works following the Boxing Day flooding has discovered a damaged culvert between Lock 37 and 38 on the Rochdale canal.

The damage is being investigated and a solution designed to repair this culvert, the damage here has meant that water levels in this pound are unable to be maintained and as such the section of canal is closed until the repairs have been carried out.

Boats can moor above lock 35 and below lock 45.