Pennine Waterways News

Monday, 1 February 2010

More Stoppages Delayed

British Waterways has announced that stoppages on the Macclesfield and Rochdale Canals will start and finish later than planned.

Repairs to Grimshaw Lane Aqueduct on the Macclesfield Canal at Bollington, due to begin on 4th January, will not now begin until 8th February. The work is now scheduled to finish on 26th March.

Repairs to Red Bull Aqueduct on the Macclesfield Canal, across the A50 at Kidsgrove, due to begin on 4th January, will not now begin until 15th February. The work is now scheduled to finish on 26th March.

Repairs to locks on the Rochdale Canal through Todmorden and Walsden, due to begin on 4th January, have now begun on 1st February. The work is now scheduled to finish on 26th March.

A stoppage to both the towpath and navigation in Sowerby Bridge due to a dangerous chimney alongside the canal has now been extended to 26th February.

Any enquiries regarding these stoppages should be made to BW on 01782 785703.

A list of the Winter stoppages in the area and any known alterations can be seen here:
http://www.penninewaterways.co.uk/news/stoppages.htm


Red Bull Aqueduct, Macclesfield Canal

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