Between Bridge 11 Hoolgrave Bridge and Bridge 18 Minshull Hill Bridge, near Church Minshull


From Date: 29/09/2016 09:00

To Date: 02/10/2016 10:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Information

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Middlewich Branch (Shrop Union Canal)

Starts at: Br 8 & Weaver Aqueduct Visitor Mooring

Ends at: Bridge 18, Weaver's Bridge

Upstream winding hole: Sykes hollow winding hole above bridge 6 Brickyard Bridge

Downstream winding hole: Middlewich Junction on Trent and Mersey Canal


01/10/2016 16:18

Contractors have been on site and the pollution spillage is being dealt with.

Canal will be open to full navigation from 10am on Sunday 2nd October.

30/09/2016 10:18

Navigation now CLOSED until further notice due to pollution spillage between bridge 11 Hoolgrave Bridge and bridge 18 Weavers Bank Bridge.

Further updates will be available on Monday 3rd October 2016.


Pollution spillage between bridge 11 and 14 on the Middlewich Branch.

The Environment Agency have been informed and are attending site today.

Further information to follow when available.