Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Start date: February 22, 2022
End date: March 10, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Stoppages & Restrictions

Wigan Pier
Starts At: Bridge 50, Seven Stars
Ends At: Bridge 51, pottery road bridge

Update on 08/03/2022:

We are pleased to advise the towpath between Bridge 50, Seven Stars and Bridge 51, Pottery Road Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal is now open, following temporary repairs to the third party owned building.

Update on 02/03/2022:

Please be advised the towpath remains closed, in the interest of public safety, between Bridge 50, Seven Stars and Bridge 51, Pottery Road Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal due to storm damage to a third-party building.

The third-party have now arranged for their contractors to repair the roof and will endeavour to complete works as soon as able.

Update on 25/02/2022:

Please be advised the towpath remains closed, in the interest of public safety, between Bridge 50, Seven Stars and Bridge 51, Pottery Road Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal due to storm damage to a third-party building.

The third-party have now arranged for their contractors to repair the roof and will endeavour to complete works as soon as able.

TOWPATH CLOSURE (2pm Tuesday 22 February 2022 until further notice)

Please be advised, in the interest of public safety, the towpath is closed between Bridge 50, Seven Stars and Bridge 51, Pottery Road Bridge due to storm damage to a third-party building.

The high winds have caused slates to fall from the roof on to the towpath below. The third party are now organising a method of repair and the towpath will remain closed whilst the high winds continue.

Whilst navigation remains open, it is advised all customers to navigate through the affected area with care.