Plank Lane Bridge No 8

Lift Bridge and site of former Colliery
Plank Lane, Leigh, Wigan, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
 
Plank Lane Bridge No 8 is a major waterways place on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) between Bridgewater Bridge Winding Hole (1 mile and 7 furlongs to the east) and Wigan Junction (Junction of Leeds and Liverpool Main Line and Leigh Branch) (5 miles and 4 furlongs and 2 locks to the northwest).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Bridgewater Bridge Winding Hole is Former site of Plank Lane Pipe Bridge; a few yards away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Wigan Junction is Plank Lane Pump Out; ¼ furlongs away.

There may be access to the towpath here.

Mooring here is impossible (it may be physically impossible, forbidden, or allowed only for specific short-term purposes) .

There is a lift bridge here which takes a major road over the canal. The bridge requires a BW key to operate it.

 

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Of locks, bridges and gearboxes from Scribblings from the Mintball posted Tuesday the 27th of September, 2016
The Road To Wigan Pier from Scribblings from the Mintball posted Tuesday the 20th 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
In to Wigan from Scribblings from the Mintball posted Sunday the 6th of July, 1980
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Note last updated Monday the 27th of April, 2015

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Nearest water point

Plank Lane Visitor Moorings — ¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Leigh Bridge No 11
Wigan Junction — 5 miles, 4 furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Wigan Bottom Lock No 87 — 5 miles, 6¼ 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
Pottery Changeline Bridge — 5 miles, 7¼ 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
Bridgewater Marina — 6 miles, 5 furlongs away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Bridgewater Marina
Wigan Top Lock Services — 7 miles, 4¼ 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
Worsley Visitor Moorings — 8 miles, ¾ furlongs away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Worsley Visitor Moorings
Dean Locks No 90 — 9 miles, 3¼ 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
White Bear (Adlington) Marina — 12 miles 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
Stretford Marina — 12 miles, 6¾ 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
Watch House Cruising Club — 13 miles, 7 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, 1¼ 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 Potato Wharf Arm & The New Basin
Staffordshire, Kenworthy and other Arms — 15 miles, 2 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
Burscough Bridge Wharf — 16 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Burscough Bridge Wharf
New Islington Marina — 16 miles, 6½ 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
Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings — 17 miles, 2¼ 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 — 19 miles, 7½ furlongs and 15 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, 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

Nearest rubbish disposal

Plank Lane Pump Out — ¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Wigan Junction — 5 miles, 4 furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Wigan Bottom Lock No 87 — 5 miles, 6¼ 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
Wigan Top Lock Services — 7 miles, 4¼ 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 — 15 miles, ¼ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Moss Bridge No 35
Burscough Bridge Wharf — 16 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Burscough Bridge Wharf
Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings — 17 miles, 2¼ 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 — 19 miles, 7½ furlongs and 15 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, 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

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

Wigan Junction — 5 miles, 4 furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Wigan Top Lock Services — 7 miles, 4¼ 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
Worsley Visitor Moorings — 8 miles, ¾ 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, 7 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, 1¼ 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 Potato Wharf Arm & The New Basin
Burscough Bridge Wharf — 16 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Burscough Bridge Wharf
Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings — 17 miles, 2¼ 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 — 19 miles, 7½ furlongs and 15 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, 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

Nearest place to turn

Pennington Wharf Marina — ½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Leigh Bridge No 11
Plank Lane Winding Hole — 1½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Leigh Bridge No 11
Gerrards Bridge Winding Hole — 3¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Quayside Winding Hole — 1 mile, 5¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Leigh Bridge No 11
Dover Lock No 2 Winding Hole — 1 mile, 6½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Bridgewater Bridge Winding Hole — 1 mile, 7 furlongs away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Bridgewater Bridge Winding Hole
Bamfurlong Winding Hole — 2 miles, 7¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Marsland Green Winding Hole — 3 miles, 5¼ 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, 7 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction 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, 4 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
Wigan Junction — 5 miles, 4 furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Wigan Pier Junction — 5 miles, 7¼ 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
Boothstown Basin — 6 miles, 4¾ furlongs away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Boothstown Basin
Ell Meadow Winding Hole — 7 miles, 1½ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Ell Meadow Winding Hole
Wigan Top Lock Junction — 7 miles, 4 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
Worsley Delph — 8 miles, ¾ furlongs away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Worsley Delph
Crooke Underground Canal — 8 miles, 1 furlong and 6 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Crooke Underground Canal
Winding Hole East of Worsley — 8 miles, 2¾ furlongs away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Winding Hole East of Worsley

Nearest self-operated pump-out

Plank Lane Pump Out — ¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Ellerbeck Narrowboats Wharf — 12 miles, 6¾ 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
New Islington Marina — 16 miles, 6½ 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
Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings — 17 miles, 2¼ 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 — 19 miles, 7½ furlongs and 15 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, 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
 

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