Shropshire Union Canal

Start date: January 6, 2021

Est. end if know: March 6, 2021

Stoppages & Restrictions

Section 2, Chester to Ellesmere Port
Starts At: Tarvin Road Bridge No 123
Ends At: A41 Road Bridge No 122B

TOWPATH CLOSURE (8am Wednesday 6 January until 6pm Friday 5 March 2021)

Please be advised the towpath between Bridge 123, Tarvin Road and Bridge No 122B, A41 Road on the Shropshire Union Canal will be closed to be able to carry out reconstruction works.

The scheme has been developed in partnership between Cheshire West and Chester Council and the Canal & River Trust to upgrade sections of the Shropshire Union Canal towpath between Chester and Ellesmere Port.

The project will see the upgrade of three sections of towpath along the canal between Chester and Ellesmere Port, which are part of National Cycle Routes 45 and 70. The towpath will benefit from great improvements and will link up the National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port with other popular destinations in the area.

Cheshire West and Chester Council have dedicated a webpage containing more information for the scheme which you can find here. Please revisit this webpage for future updates regarding the construction programme for the scheme, including temporary diversions and closures.

Whilst the canal will be kept open to navigation, we politely request customers to approach the area with caution and to listen to any advice that may be given onsite.