Leigh Branch (Leeds & Liverpool Canal)

Start date: June 14, 2022
End date: June 21, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Stoppages & Restrictions

Poolstock Locks
Starts At: Lock 1, Top Lock, Leigh Branch
Ends At: Lock 2, Bottom Lock

Update on 15/06/2022:

We are pleased to advise our teams have managed to raise the water levels between Poolstock Lock 1 and Lock 2 on the Leigh Branch. Navigation will resume as normal from tomorrow, Thursday 16 June at 9am. Whilst it will take till tomorrow morning to be back up to normal levels, we politely request all customers to navigate with care when passing through the affected area.

NAVIGATION CLOSURE (11am Tuesday 14 June 2022 until further notice)

Please be advised navigation is currently closed at Poolstock Lock 1 and Lock 2 on the Leigh Branch due to low water in the Westwood pound on the junction of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

Poolstock Lock 1 and Lock 2 will be padlocked closed to allow the water levels to recuperate.

An update will be provided Thursday afternoon, 16 June.