Keep up to date with the latest news from the Bridgewater Canal.
29 June 2007
The Bridgewater Way has been short listed to be part of Sustrans ‘Connect 2’ bid for the Big Lottery Fund’s Living Landmarks: The People’s Millions competition.
27 March 2007
248 years on from the passing of its first Canal Act, the Bridgewater Way organisers launched their plans for the year ahead at an event with style.
12 December 2006
Work has started on the Bridgewater Way regeneration of the canal waterside area between Mather Lane Bridge and Butts Bridge in Leigh.
20 October 2006
The Mayor of Salford has officially launched a project to regenerate the Bridgewater Canal towpath at Eccles in Salford.
12 September 2005
Transport minister Derek Twigg has officially opened the first section of the Bridgewater Way.
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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.
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