Wigan Bottom Lock No 87

Also known as Dock Yard lock due to the proximity of the dry dock which was part of the BW maintenance yard.
Leeds and Liverpool Canal Tow Path, Wigan, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
 
Wigan Bottom Lock No 87 is a place on the waterways on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) between Wigan Pier (1¾ furlongs to the west) and Wigan Junction (Junction of Leeds and Liverpool Main Line and Leigh Branch) (2¼ furlongs and 1 lock to the east).
 
It is part of Wigan.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Wigan Pier is Wigan Bottom Lock Footbridge; a few yards away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Wigan Junction is Wigan Dry Dock Visitor Moorings; ¼ furlongs away.

Mooring here is unrated

Facilities: rubbish disposal and water point.

This is a lock with a rise of 9f3.

 

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Into The Valley from Scribblings from the Mintball posted Wednesday the 21st of September, 2016
Rickrolled from Scribblings from the Mintball posted Friday the 10th of April, 2009
Old stomping grounds from Scribblings from the Mintball posted Wednesday the 8th of April, 2009
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Nearest water point

The nearest water point is here. Others are at:
Pottery Changeline Bridge — 1 furlong and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Wigan Junction — 2¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Wigan Top Lock Services — 2 miles, 2½ furlongs and 23 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Wigan Top Lock Services
Dean Locks No 90 — 3 miles, 5 furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Plank Lane Bridge No 8 — 5 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Plank Lane Bridge No 8
White Bear (Adlington) Marina — 6 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 23 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to White Bear (Adlington) Marina
Burscough Bridge Wharf — 11 miles and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings — 12 miles, ½ furlongs and 30 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings
Bridgewater Marina — 12 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 4 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 — 13 miles, 7 furlongs and 4 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
Spark Bridge Sanitary Station — 14 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Rufford Branch) to Spark Bridge Sanitary Station
Stretford Marina — 18 miles, 5 furlongs and 4 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 Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford Marina
Watch House Cruising Club — 19 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 4 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 Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Watch House Cruising Club

Nearest rubbish disposal

The nearest rubbish disposal is here. Others are at:
Wigan Junction — 2¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Wigan Top Lock Services — 2 miles, 2½ furlongs and 23 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Wigan Top Lock Services
Moss Bridge No 35 — 9 miles, 2 furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Burscough Bridge Wharf — 11 miles and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings — 12 miles, ½ furlongs and 30 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings
Spark Bridge Sanitary Station — 14 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Rufford Branch) to Spark Bridge Sanitary Station

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

Wigan Junction — 2¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Wigan Top Lock Services — 2 miles, 2½ furlongs and 23 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Wigan Top Lock Services
Burscough Bridge Wharf — 11 miles and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings — 12 miles, ½ furlongs and 30 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings
Worsley Visitor Moorings — 13 miles, 7 furlongs and 4 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
Spark Bridge Sanitary Station — 14 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Rufford Branch) to Spark Bridge Sanitary Station
Watch House Cruising Club — 19 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 4 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 Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Watch House Cruising Club

Nearest place to turn

Wigan Pier Junction — 1 furlong and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Wigan Junction — 2¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Ell Meadow Winding Hole — 1 mile, 3¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Ince Moss Winding Hole — 1 mile, 7¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Ince Moss Winding Hole
Wigan Top Lock Junction — 2 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 23 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Wigan Top Lock Junction
Crooke Underground Canal — 2 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Bamfurlong Winding Hole — 2 miles, 6½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Bamfurlong Winding Hole
Winding Hole below Dean Locks — 3 miles, 5½ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Dover Lock No 2 Winding Hole — 4 miles and 4 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Dover Lock No 2 Winding Hole
Red Rock Bridge Winding Hole — 4 miles, 3½ furlongs and 23 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Red Rock Bridge Winding Hole
Appley Bridge Winding Hole — 5 miles, ¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Gerrards Bridge Winding Hole — 5 miles, 2½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Gerrards Bridge Winding Hole
Pennington Wharf Marina — 5 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Pennington Wharf Marina
Plank Lane Winding Hole — 5 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Plank Lane Winding Hole
White Bear (Adlington) Marina — 6 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 23 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to White Bear (Adlington) Marina
Parbold Spur — 7 miles, 1 furlong and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Quayside Winding Hole — 7 miles, 4 furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Quayside Winding Hole
Bridgewater Bridge Winding Hole — 7 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 4 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 Bridge Winding Hole
Westhoughton Road Winding Hole — 7 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 23 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Westhoughton Road Winding Hole
Spring Wood Winding Hole — 8 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 23 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Spring Wood Winding Hole

Nearest self-operated pump-out

Ellerbeck Narrowboats Wharf — 7 miles, 5 furlongs and 23 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 — 12 miles, ½ furlongs and 30 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings
Spark Bridge Sanitary Station — 14 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Rufford Branch) to Spark Bridge Sanitary Station
 

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