Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Start date: June 6, 2022
End date: June 20, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Stoppages & Restrictions

Bridge 36, Spencers Swing Bridge

Update on 15/06/2022:

We are pleased to advise the repair to Bridge 36, Spencer’s Swing Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal has been successful and navigation has resumed.

Update on 14/06/2022:

Please be advised our contactors will be back onsite tomorrow morning to continue repair works to Bridge 36, Spencer’s Swing Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

To maintain passage, our local operations team will be onsite at 12pm daily to manually operate the bridge for waiting boats.

A further update will be provided tomorrow afternoon, Wednesday 15 June.

Update on 10/06/2022:

Please be advised our contractors have attended site and have now established a method of repair to for the mechanical failure at Bridge 36, Spencer’s Swing Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

To maintain passage, our local operations team will be onsite at 12pm daily to manually operate the bridge for waiting boats.

A replacement part has been ordered and we anticipate the repair works will start Tuesday 14 June and an update will be provided Tuesday 14 June.

RESTRICTION (9am Monday 6 June 2022 until further notice)

Please be advised, navigation is restricted at Bridge 36, Spencer’s Swing Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal due to a mechanical failure affecting safe operation of the bridge.

To maintain passage, our local operations team will be onsite at 12pm daily to manually operate the bridge for waiting boats.

Our Mechanical & Electrical team are working with our contractors to source a repair and an update will be provided by Friday 10 June.