Large hole discovered at Rochdale Canal lock

Published: Wednesday, 05 June 2019

THE 'blown cill' on Lock 49 on the Rochdale has been identified as a 'large hole'.

Over the week-end dams were installed and the lock drained upon which the hole was discovered together with the damaged cill.

Work continuing

Work is continuing at the hole to fix the problems, but no date has been given for a possible reopening.

The problem was discovered on the 28th May on Moss Upper Lock in Rochdale.


Wednesday—Repairs on lock complete and now reopened.