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The Bridgewater Canal is often described as England’s first canal
Further to our previous notices regarding an unforeseen issue near the Barton Aqueduct, the Canal will again be closed to all navigation.
Notice is hereby given that due to essential repairs to Sale Bridge, Sale Plaza, Sale.
Notice is hereby given that due to an unforeseen issue near the Barton Aqueduct the Canal will be closed to all navigation.
Please be aware there is currently a large sofa in the Bridgewater Canal at Astley, near the Boathouse pub, in the direction of Boothstown.
Notice is hereby given that Barton Aqueduct (situated on the Leigh Branch of the Bridgewater Canal) will be closed to navigation during the following period for annual maintenance.
Owner of the Bridgewater Canal, Peel L&P has donated £500 to Trafford Rowing Club to help fund a new coxless quad.
Between Bridgewater MAarina & Wirsley
Monday 13th January 2020 to Friday 14th February 2020
Monday 13th January 2020 To Friday 24th January 2020.
Monday 13th January 2020
To Friday 14th February 2020
For the first time, cyclists can now travel along a 20-mile stretch of the Bridgewater Way from Wigan to Manchester after more than £200,000 has been invested into the towpath, in Astley, locally known as the ‘Muddy Mile’.
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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