Plank Lane Visitor Moorings

Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) Tow Path, Plank Lane, Leigh, Wigan, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
 
Plank Lane Visitor Moorings is a minor waterways place on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) between Bridgewater Bridge Winding Hole (1 mile and 6¾ furlongs to the east) and Plank Lane Bridge No 8 (Lift Bridge and site of former Colliery) (¼ furlongs to the west).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Bridgewater Bridge Winding Hole is Pennington Wharf Marina; ¼ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Plank Lane Bridge No 8 is Former site of Plank Lane Pipe Bridge; ¼ furlongs away.

Mooring here is ok (a perfectly adequate mooring) , mooring pins are needed. Mooring is limited to 24 hours.

Facilities: water point.

The place is a Visitors Mooring.

 
Limited bollards, but ok if you don't mind using mooring pins
Copyright: Mike and Ethel Cummins
Taken: 28 April 2015

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Nearest water point

The nearest water point is here. Others are at:
Bridgewater Marina — 6 miles, 4¾ furlongs away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Bridgewater Marina
Wigan Junction — 5 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Wigan Bottom Lock No 87 — 5 miles, 6½ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Bottom Lock No 87
Worsley Visitor Moorings — 8 miles, ½ furlongs away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Worsley Visitor Moorings
Pottery Changeline Bridge — 5 miles, 7½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Pottery Changeline Bridge
Stretford Marina — 12 miles, 6¼ furlongs away
Travel 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
Dean Locks No 90 — 9 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Dean Locks No 90
Watch House Cruising Club — 13 miles, 6½ furlongs away
Travel 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
Potato Wharf Arm & The New Basin — 15 miles, 1 furlong away
Travel 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 Potato Wharf Arm & The New Basin
Staffordshire, Kenworthy and other Arms — 15 miles, 1¾ furlongs away
Travel 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 Staffordshire, Kenworthy and other Arms
Wigan Top Lock Services — 7 miles, 4½ 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 — 16 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Appley Locks (eastern entrance), then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Appley shallow locks channel) to Appley Locks (western entrance), then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Burscough Bridge Wharf
New Islington Marina — 16 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel 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 Castlefield Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to New Islington Marina
White Bear (Adlington) Marina — 12 miles, ½ 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
Spark Bridge Sanitary Station — 19 miles, 6 furlongs and 16 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Appley Locks (eastern entrance), then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Appley shallow locks channel) to Appley Locks (western entrance), then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Rufford Branch) to Spark Bridge Sanitary Station
Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings — 17 miles, 2½ 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

Nearest rubbish disposal

Plank Lane Pump Out — ½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Wigan Junction — 5 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Wigan Bottom Lock No 87 — 5 miles, 6½ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Bottom Lock No 87
Moss Bridge No 35 — 14 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Appley Locks (eastern entrance), then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Appley shallow locks channel) to Appley Locks (western entrance), then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Moss Bridge No 35
Wigan Top Lock Services — 7 miles, 4½ 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 — 16 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Appley Locks (eastern entrance), then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Appley shallow locks channel) to Appley Locks (western entrance), then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Burscough Bridge Wharf
Spark Bridge Sanitary Station — 19 miles, 6 furlongs and 16 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Appley Locks (eastern entrance), then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Appley shallow locks channel) to Appley Locks (western entrance), then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Rufford Branch) to Spark Bridge Sanitary Station
Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings — 17 miles, 2½ 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

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

Wigan Junction — 5 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Worsley Visitor Moorings — 8 miles, ½ furlongs away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Worsley Visitor Moorings
Watch House Cruising Club — 13 miles, 6½ furlongs away
Travel 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
Potato Wharf Arm & The New Basin — 15 miles, 1 furlong away
Travel 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 Potato Wharf Arm & The New Basin
Wigan Top Lock Services — 7 miles, 4½ 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 — 16 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Appley Locks (eastern entrance), then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Appley shallow locks channel) to Appley Locks (western entrance), then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Burscough Bridge Wharf
Spark Bridge Sanitary Station — 19 miles, 6 furlongs and 16 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Appley Locks (eastern entrance), then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Appley shallow locks channel) to Appley Locks (western entrance), then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Rufford Branch) to Spark Bridge Sanitary Station
Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings — 17 miles, 2½ 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

Nearest place to turn

Pennington Wharf Marina — ¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Leigh Bridge No 11
Plank Lane Winding Hole — 1 furlong away
On this waterway in the direction of Leigh Bridge No 11
Gerrards Bridge Winding Hole — 4¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Quayside Winding Hole — 1 mile, 5½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Leigh Bridge No 11
Bridgewater Bridge Winding Hole — 1 mile, 6¾ furlongs away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Bridgewater Bridge Winding Hole
Dover Lock No 2 Winding Hole — 1 mile, 6¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Bamfurlong Winding Hole — 3 miles away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Marsland Green Winding Hole — 3 miles, 5 furlongs away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Marsland Green Winding Hole
Ince Moss Winding Hole — 3 miles, 7¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Morley's Bridge Winding Hole — 3 miles, 7½ furlongs away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Morley's Bridge Winding Hole
Peel Hall Winding Hole — 4 miles, 3½ furlongs away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Peel Hall Winding Hole Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Winding Hole between Vicar's Hall and Whitehead Hall Bridges
Boothstown Basin — 6 miles, 4½ furlongs away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Boothstown Basin
Wigan Junction — 5 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Worsley Delph — 8 miles, ¼ furlongs away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Worsley Delph
Winding Hole East of Worsley — 8 miles, 2½ furlongs away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Winding Hole East of Worsley
Wigan Pier Junction — 5 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Pier Junction
Monton Turn — 9 miles, ½ furlongs away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Monton Turn
Patricroft Bridge Winding Hole — 9 miles, 6½ furlongs away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Patricroft Bridge Winding Hole
Patricroft Basin and Warehouse — 9 miles, 7¾ furlongs away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Patricroft Basin and Warehouse

Nearest self-operated pump-out

Plank Lane Pump Out — ½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
New Islington Marina — 16 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel 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 Castlefield Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to New Islington Marina
Ellerbeck Narrowboats Wharf — 12 miles, 7 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
Spark Bridge Sanitary Station — 19 miles, 6 furlongs and 16 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Appley Locks (eastern entrance), then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Appley shallow locks channel) to Appley Locks (western entrance), then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Rufford Branch) to Spark Bridge Sanitary Station
Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings — 17 miles, 2½ 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
 

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