Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Start date: March 1, 2021

Est. end if know: March 13, 2021

Stoppages & Restrictions


Lock 58 (Johnson Hill Top), Lower Cophurst
Starts At: Lock 59, Lock 2
Ends At: Lock 58, Top Lock
Up Stream Winding Hole: Above Bridge 91A, Riley Green Bridge
Down Stream Winding Hole: Above Bridge 79A

NAVIGATION CLOSURE (until 4pm Friday 12 March 2021)

Update on 01/03/2021:

Following delays to the start of this stoppage, due to freezing conditions and the breakdown of one of our craft, our construction team needs an additional week to complete all the works required.

The navigation will now re-open on 12th March 2021.

Update on 05/10/2020:

Please be aware the dates for this closure have been amended to facilitate the movement of our construction teams between the different stoppages in the area.

Original message:

Installation of new bottom gates, carry out improvements to lock ladders, pointing of masonry/brickwork and installation of fenders.