Macclesfield Canal/Trent & Mersey Canal

Start date: July 8, 2022
End date: July 19, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Planned Stoppages

Below Lock 41, Trent & Mersey Canal to Red Bull Aqueduct, Macclesfield Canal & including Harecastle Tunnel

Intersection of: Aqueduct 10, Red Bull Aqueduct to Aqueduct 11, Poole Aqueduct on Macclesfield Canal and
Access Point to Access Point on Trent & Mersey Canal

Up Stream Winding Hole: Church Lawton Winding Hole

Down Stream Winding Hole: Harecastle Tunnel South Portal Winding Hole

Update on 24/06/2022:

Please be advised that boaters could be waiting up to 2 hours for passage through the tunnel, dependent on how the day runs.

There will also be restricted access from the Red Bull Aqueduct to the Junction of the Macclesfield Canal & Trent Mersey Canal and towpath restrictions in place.

RESTRICTION (8am-3pm Monday 18 July 2022)

Due to an event taking place, navigation will be restricted on Monday 18th July between 8am and 2pm. This includes both Northbound & Southbound passages through Harecastle tunnel.

There will be staff and volunteers on site to assist, but please be prepared to wait a few minutes before proceeding.

Please also be advised there will be moorings restrictions between Red Bull Aqueduct and the Macclesfield Junction. Mooring restrictions will also be in place between Lock 41 and Harecastle Tunnel between 8am and 2pm.

Although there will be limited passages through Harecastle tunnel on the 18th, we advise where possible for boats to pass through on the 17th July or 19th July.