Rochdale Canal

Start date: March 18, 2022
End date: March 22, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Stoppages & Restrictions

Lock 7 – broken collar on the offside head gate

Update on 18/03/2022:

The collar repair is complete and the lock has been reopened to navigation. 

Thank you for your patience whilst this emergency repair was undertaken. 


NAVIGATION CLOSURE (11am Friday 18 March 2022 until further notice)

It was discovered this morning that the collar on the offside head gate at Lock 7 has snapped.It is no longer safe to operate and it is closed to navigation.

The local team are en route to undertake a repair to replace the collar.

If this is successful, we will reopen today.

Please await for a further update.