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23 September 2015


Notice is hereby given that due to the installation of safety gates into the Bridgewater Canal at Worsley the Canal will be closed to all navigation during the course of the works.

From: Monday 02nd November 2015 at 08.00am

To: Monday 29th February 2016 at 12.00 noon.

Location of closure: Approximately 400m West of the M60 motorway bridge and 1300m East of Bridgewater Marina.

The canal towpath is planned to remain open during the works, however please remain vigilant and obey any instructions posted locally.

Works to install the safety gates are programmed to be completed within the specified period of time. However, due to the nature of the work the Company cannot guarantee completion on the published date.

For further information or updates concerning progress of the works please visit the Bridgewater Canal website during the period of the closure.

The Bridgewater Canal Company regrets and apologises for any inconvenience that these necessary works may cause.

Notice 24/2015 dated 23rd September 2015

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