Finch Mill Swing Bridge

Site of the former Appley Bridge glue works.
Wigan WN6 9ET, United Kingdom
 
Finch Mill Swing Bridge is a minor waterways place on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) between Appley Bridge No 42 (Canalside hamlet) (2½ furlongs to the west) and Wigan Pier (4 miles and 5½ furlongs and 3 locks to the southeast).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Appley Bridge No 42 is Appley Bridge Winding Hole; 1½ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Wigan Pier is Ranicar's Swing Bridge; 2¾ furlongs away.

Mooring here is unrated

Places of interest within 1 mile and to which this is the nearest place: Aliance and Leicester cashpoints (ATM machines) (4¼ furlongs away)

There is a swing bridge here.

 
Looking in the direction of Appley Bridge
Copyright: Peter Stockdale
Taken: 16 August 2007

Herons Wharf on the off-towpath side seems to have been obliterated by 'new build'

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Of locks, bridges and gearboxes from Scribblings from the Mintball posted Tuesday the 27th of September, 2016
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Nearest water point

Dean Locks No 90 — 1 mile, 2¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Pottery Changeline Bridge — 4 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Burscough Bridge Wharf — 6 miles, ½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Wigan Bottom Lock No 87 — 4 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Wigan Junction — 5 miles, 1½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Spark Bridge Sanitary Station — 9 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Rufford Branch) to Spark Bridge Sanitary Station
Plank Lane Visitor Moorings — 10 miles, 6 furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Plank Lane Visitor Moorings
Dicconson's Bridge No 17 — 16 miles, 2 furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Maghull Hall Swing Bridge No 12 — 18 miles, ¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Bridgewater Marina — 17 miles, 2½ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Bridgewater Marina
Worsley Visitor Moorings — 18 miles, 6½ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Worsley Visitor Moorings
Wigan Top Lock Services — 7 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 26 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Wigan Top Lock Services
White Bear (Adlington) Marina — 11 miles, 5½ furlongs and 26 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to White Bear (Adlington) Marina
Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings — 16 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 33 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings

Nearest rubbish disposal

Moss Bridge No 35 — 4 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Burscough Bridge Wharf — 6 miles, ½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Wigan Bottom Lock No 87 — 4 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Wigan Junction — 5 miles, 1½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Spark Bridge Sanitary Station — 9 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Rufford Branch) to Spark Bridge Sanitary Station
Plank Lane Pump Out — 10 miles, 5½ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Plank Lane Pump Out
Wigan Top Lock Services — 7 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 26 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Wigan Top Lock Services
Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings — 16 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 33 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

Burscough Bridge Wharf — 6 miles, ½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Wigan Junction — 5 miles, 1½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Spark Bridge Sanitary Station — 9 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Rufford Branch) to Spark Bridge Sanitary Station
Worsley Visitor Moorings — 18 miles, 6½ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Worsley Visitor Moorings
Wigan Top Lock Services — 7 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 26 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Wigan Top Lock Services
Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings — 16 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 33 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings

Nearest place to turn

Appley Bridge Winding Hole — 1½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Winding Hole below Dean Locks — 1 mile, 2 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Parbold Spur — 2 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Crooke Underground Canal — 2 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Ell Meadow Winding Hole — 3 miles, 4 furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Lathom Junction — 5 miles, 2½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Wigan Pier Junction — 4 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Great Score Winding Hole — 7 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Wigan Junction — 5 miles, 1½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Scarisbrick Winding Hole — 10 miles, ¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Ince Moss Winding Hole — 6 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Ince Moss Winding Hole
Bamfurlong Winding Hole — 7 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Bamfurlong Winding Hole
Halsall Warehouse Bridge Winding Hole — 11 miles, 4 furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Marsh Meadow Winding Hole — 7 miles, 6½ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Rufford Branch) to Marsh Meadow Winding Hole
Halsall Hill Bridge Winding Hole — 11 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Fettlers Wharf Marina — 8 miles, 2 furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Rufford Branch) to Fettlers Wharf Marina
Dover Lock No 2 Winding Hole — 8 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Dover Lock No 2 Winding Hole
Rufford Old Hall — 8 miles, 4½ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Rufford Branch) to Rufford Old Hall
Gerrards Bridge Winding Hole — 10 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Gerrards Bridge Winding Hole
Downholland Winding Hole — 14 miles, 3 furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool

Nearest self-operated pump-out

Spark Bridge Sanitary Station — 9 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Rufford Branch) to Spark Bridge Sanitary Station
Plank Lane Pump Out — 10 miles, 5½ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Plank Lane Pump Out
Ellerbeck Narrowboats Wharf — 12 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 26 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Ellerbeck Narrowboats Wharf
Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings — 16 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 33 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings

Nearest boatyard pump-out

Scarisbrick Marina — 10 miles, ½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Bridgewater Marina — 17 miles, 2½ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Bridgewater Marina
White Bear (Adlington) Marina — 11 miles, 5½ furlongs and 26 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to White Bear (Adlington) Marina
 
Pharmacy Drugstore
  • Mission Nutrition (Shopping & Retail)
    Unit 10 Conway Industrial Estate, Skull House Lane, Appley Bridge, Wigan, WN6 9 — 1014 yards to the north.
Pub
Commercial & Industrial Equipment Supplier
  • Bullen Plant Hire Ltd (Business Service)
    45 Appley Lane North, Wigan, WN6 9AD — 441 yards to the northwest.
British Restaurant
  • Waters edge (Vacation Home Rental)
    9 Mill Lane, Cirencester, GL 7 5QH — 323 yards to the northwest.
Auto Detailing Service
  • UK Pro Detail (Automotive Restoration Service, Car Wash)
    Tilbury Grove, Wigan, WN6 8 — 157 yards to the northeast.
Coffee Shop
  • The Gasket
    Skull House Ln, Appley Bridge, WN6 9DR — 944 yards to the north.
Hair Salon
Equestrian Center
  • Calico Livery Stables (Horseback Riding Center, Horse Trainer)
    Miles Lane, Shevington, Wigan, WN6 8EB — 841 yards to the southeast.
Sports & Recreation
  • Fir Tree Fishery
    Fir Tree Fishery, The Nook, Appley Bridge,, Wigan, WN69 — 809 yards to the east.
Golf Course & Country Club
Beauty Salon
  • Salon Victoria
    75b Miles Lane Shevington, Wigan, WN6 8 — 1311 yards to the southeast.
Dance Studio
Recruiter
  • BridgeStep Ltd (Business Consultant, Transportation Service)
    Suite 3b Blackthorn House, Skull House Lane, Appley Bridge, Wigan, WN6 9DB — 1078 yards to the north.
Martial Arts School
Transit Stop
Web Designer
  • T Y Digital
    84 Gathurst Lane, Wigan, WN6 8HW — 1624 yards to the southeast.
Wedding Planning Service
  • Kara's Designs (Shopping & Retail)
    25 Ash Close Appley Bridge, Wigan, WN6 9HU — 316 yards to the northeast.
Elementary School
City
  • Appley Bridge (Geo Entity)
    Appley Bridge — 1083 yards to the north.
Restaurant
Nail Salon
  • Elysium On The Lawn
    25 Ferndale Dr, Appley Bridge., Wigan, WN6 9BB — 399 yards to the northeast.
Industrial Company
  • IKO Plc
    Appley Bridge, Wigan, WN6 9AB — 549 yards to the northwest.
Ice Cream Shop
Computer Company
  • Auto Time Systems Northern
    Skull House Ln., Wigan, WN6 9DB — 1042 yards to the north.
  • Tech-cycle Limited (Computer Store)
    Unit T11 & T12 Towngate works, Dark Lane, Mawdesley, Ormskirk, L40 2QU — 1017 yards to the north.
Garden Center
Local Business
Travel Agency
  • Occasion Travel (Wedding Planning Service)
    Wigan — 480 yards to the west.
Hospital
Estate Planning Lawyer
  • McHale Baker (Business Service)
    12 Northern Diver Building, Appley Lane North, Appley Bridge, WN6 9AE — 428 yards to the west.
Outdoor & Sporting Goods Company
School
Cleaning Service
  • Spotless Cleaning (Home Improvement, Maid & Butler)
    33 Ash Close, Wigan, WN6 9HU — 317 yards to the northeast.
Amateur Sports Team
Medical Service
  • Shevington Surgery (Family Doctor, Pharmacy Drugstore)
    1 Houghton Lane, Wigan, WN6 8ET — 1328 yards to the southeast.
Sports Club
Cafe
Caterer
  • SweetGems (Candy Store)
    11 Millbank, Wigan, WN6 9LJ — 266 yards to the north.
Sporting Goods Store