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The Barton Aqueduct is now open as normal.
The Company apologises for any inconvenience the closure may have caused.
Notice is hereby given that due to the above event, temporary mooring restrictions are being applied.
Due to urgent repairs that are being carried out on behalf Peel Ports, who are the owner and operator of the aqueduct, the aqueduct will be offline until further notice.
Notice is hereby given that due to the Sounds of the City event in the Arena area, mooring restrictions will be applied in the Staffordshire and Kenworthy Arms in Castlefield from 17th June to 18th July 2022.
14th April to 19th April 2022.
Notice is hereby given that one of the arms at the visitor mooring area in Staffordshire Arms, Castlefield, will be closed from 14th April to 19th April 2022.
The Bridgewater Canal has a vast and varied history, and it’s important that we keep it alive for future generations.
Navigation Closure between Marsland Road Bridge and Oldfield Brow Bridge, Sale
31st January 2022 to 4th February 2022
Notice is hereby given, that due to essential maintenance work
to the Bridgewater Canal at Redbrow Aqueduct, Daresbury the
Bridgewater Canal will be closed to navigation between Waters
Meet at Preston Brook,
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.
Notice is hereby given that, due to essential maintenance work to
an overhead gas main, there will be a width and height restriction
on the canal between Keckwick Lane Bridge & Moorfield Bridge,
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
Venus Building1 Old Park Lane
0161 629 8432
Bridgewater Canal Company Limited | Registered in England & Wales 06805592
Peel L&P | Venus Building | 1 Old Park Lane | TraffordCity | Manchester | M41 7HA
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