Peak Forest Canal

Start date: March 4, 2022
End date: March 29, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Planned Stoppages

Marple Railway Viaduct Works
Bridge 15B
Up Stream Winding Hole: Junction with Macclesfied canal above Lock 16
Down Stream Winding Hole: Bury MeWick

RESTRICTION (8am Monday 14 March until 6pm Monday 28 March 2022)

Please be advised third party contractors, working on behalf of Network Rail, will be onsite at Bridge 15B, Marple Railway Viaduct on the Peak Forest Canal to carry out repairs to the offside bridge abutment, using a temporary pontoon and cofferdam. 

Whilst navigation and towpath will remain open, the canal width will be reduced, and boats will not be able to wind below Lock 1.  

We politely request all customers to approach the area with caution, be prepared to stop if necessary, take note of the signage and to listen to any advice that may be given by the third party contractors onsite.