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See our plans and help by completing our survey
Help us by completing our survey as we prepare a planning application which seeks permission to reinstate the tow path along the Barton Swing Aqueduct, reconnecting the Bridgewater Way.
On 22nd February 2021, the Prime Minister announced the Government’s roadmap to cautiously ease lockdown restrictions in England, confirming the planned new roadmap out of lockdown.
As England’s third Covid-19 lockdown continues, people across Greater Manchester have spoken about how the 260-year-old Bridgewater Canal has improved their mental health during the pandemic...
Following the recent Government announcement on 31st October 2020 advising of the new national lockdown measures in England from 5th November...
Notice is hereby given that due to essential works on a Rail Bridge crossing the Bridgewater Canal at Norton. The Bridgewater Canal & towpath will be restricted while works are undertaken.
Owner of the Bridgewater Canal, Peel L&P, has sponsored Winton Wanderers’ under 13s Flames based in Salford, providing them with a new kit.
The Bridgewater Canal has teamed up with 25 local volunteers to clean up litter and debris at one of Peel L&P’s canal side development sites on Edge Lane in Stretford.
Further to our previous correspondence, the Bridgewater Canal team has continued to work hard to make sure our response to the COVID-19 pandemic is consistent with the government guidelines.
We hope that you and your families are safe and well. Please see the below updates
with regards to Boat Safety Scheme certificates and Bridgewater Canal licences.
As you are aware, there have been a number of issues recently with regards to the elsan in Castlefield.
The Bridgewater Canal is a 65km canal stretching from Runcorn to Leigh and is owned and operated by the Peel Group.
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Opened on 17th July 1761, the Bridgewater Canal has a special place in history as the first canal in Britain to be built without following an existing watercourse, and so became a model for those that followed it.
The Bridgewater Canal is surrounded by a beautiful environment rich with flora and fauna.
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The Bridgewater Canal Co Ltd
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0161 629 8432
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