Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Start date: March 29, 2021

Est. end if know: April 23, 2021

Planned Stoppages

Wigan Dry Dock
Starts At: Lock 86
Ends At: Lock 87

Update on 08/04/2021:

Please be advised Wigan Dry Dock on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal remains closed due to a severe leak through the gates affecting safe operation of the dry dock.

Specialist divers have been contracted to remove debris and silt from the gates and will make further investigations to the gates during the operation.

An update will be provided by Friday, 16 April.

Update on 08/04/2021:

We are pleased to advise that the navigation will re-open between Lock 86 and Lock 87. However, the Dry Dock will remain closed.

NAVIGATION CLOSURE (8am Friday 2 April 2021 until further notice)

Please be advised navigation will be closed between Lock 86 and Lock 87 on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal to inspect a severe leak at Wigan Dry Dock.
Our local team will be draining the pound to inspect the issue and organise a method of repair.

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