Keep up to date with the latest news from the Bridgewater Canal.
9 August 2016
Canal Height Restriction Notice at Ashburton Road Bridge.
11 July 2016
This leaflet introduces a vision for the BBHA
which is an important site of industrial heritage
but is currently underutilised
23 June 2016
Please note we are now operating a no return within 28 day restriction under the reciprocal agreement with CRT
28 April 2016
See the Stop Gate installation in Action
21 April 2016
We are holding a small awareness event at the Trafford Water Sports Centre today to promote the Share The Space campaign.
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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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