Pennine Waterways News

Monday 2 July 2012

Coxheads Swing Bridge Closed Again

Coxhead's Swing Bridge, bridge number 20, between Haskayne and Lydiate on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, is closed to navigation following an act of vandalism.

The bridge was closed in April when parts of its mechanism were found to have been damaged.

The Canal and River Trust will issue an update tomorrow (3rd July). Any enquiries about this stoppage should be made to the Canal and River Trust on 01942 405700.

Update Tuesday 3rd July, 9.15 am:
The bridge has now re-opened to navigation.

Coxheads Swing Bridge


  1. Suggestion: for those of us who don't have a mental map of where bridge 20 is (or any particular lock or bridge or pound on any of the canals), would it be possible to link these announcements to an online map. Either Google Maps or -- my preference as it shows canals and towpaths very well -- Openstreetmap.


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