Pennine Waterways News

Thursday, 16 October 2008

Gate Damage closes Ashton Canal

The Ashton Canal has been closed following damage to the gate of Lock 17.

British Waterways staff have investigated the extent of the damage and found that a new gate is required.

BW's workshop has been informed, timber has been ordered and a new gate will be manufactured as soon as possible

The canal is likely to remain closed for at least a week. This will affect boaters doing the Cheshire Ring and the South Pennine Ring.

For enquiries about this stoppage, contact British Waterways on 01942 405700. An update notice will be issued by BW on Friday 24th October.

Photo: Lock 17, Ashton Canal

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