Pennine Waterways News

Monday, 1 August 2011

Police Close Canal Near Leeds

The Leeds and Liverpool Canal has been closed just west of Leeds while the police carry out an investigation.

The canal has been closed to navigation between Lock 13 at Newlay and Lock 7 at Kirkstall.

Boaters should remain moored above Newlay Locks or below Office Lock in Leeds until the canal has been re-opened.

The towpath is also closed.

An update will be issued tomorrow (2nd August). Any enquiries about this stoppage should be made to British Waterways on 01942 405700.

Update, 8.00 am 2nd August:
The canal and towpath have now been re-opened.

Newlay Locks, Leeds and Liverpool Canal


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