Lower Weaver closed until middle of May

Published: Wednesday, 03 April 2019

THE work at  Saltersford Large Lock on the Weaver will not be completed on the 18th April as originally planned.

aw salterford locksIt will now not be open until the middle of May, with the new date set at Friday 17th, meaning that only two miles of the river is available below Anderton Lift Bridge for navigation, Keith Gudgin tells us.

Stop planks seal

It seems there was trouble with the seal of the stop planks, but a solution has now been found so that the lock can be emptied.

This will enable the proposed work on the cill and gates to now proceed, but will take over a month to complete.