Spark Bridge Sanitary Station

Also known as: Sparks Bridge Sanitary Station
 
Spark Bridge Sanitary Station is a minor waterways place on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Rufford Branch) between Rufford Old Hall (Ancient Half Timbered Manor House. National Trust Property) (5¼ furlongs to the southeast) and Tarleton Junction (Junction of Rufford Branch and River Douglas) (3 miles and 3 furlongs and 1 lock to the north).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Rufford Old Hall is Rufford Swing Bridge No 8; 3¼ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Tarleton Junction is Spark Bridge No 8A; ½ furlongs away.

Mooring here is ok (a perfectly adequate mooring) , piling suitable for hooks.

Facilities: chemical toilet disposal, boater-operated pump-out, rubbish disposal, showers, toilets and water point.

Rufford Lock Footbridge1 mile, ½ furlongs
Fettlers Wharf Marina7¾ furlongs
Chapel Bridge No 77½ furlongs
Rufford Old Hall5¼ furlongs
Rufford Swing Bridge No 83¼ furlongs
Spark Bridge Sanitary Station
Spark Bridge No 8A½ furlongs
Fearn's Swing Bridge No 95¼ furlongs
Sollom Lock1 mile, 1½ furlongs
Strand Bridge No 101 mile, 1¾ furlongs
Bank Bridge Winding Hole2 miles, 1 furlong
 
User contributed information about Spark Bridge Sanitary Station
When travelling the Ribble Link from Tarleton the last place to dispose of rubbish before going onto the Link is at Sparks Bridge. It is suggested that fresh water tanks are filled up at Sparks Bridge as there are no facilties at Tarleton.
Information last edited Thursday the 15th of February, 2018 at 7:13 PM by TheBiscuits.

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Nearest water point

The nearest water point is here. Others are at:
Burscough Bridge Wharf — 4 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Burscough Bridge Wharf
Dean Locks No 90 — 10 miles, 4 furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Dean Locks No 90
Pottery Changeline Bridge — 14 miles, ¼ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Pottery Changeline Bridge
Wigan Bottom Lock No 87 — 14 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Bottom Lock No 87
Wigan Junction — 14 miles, 3½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Junction
Woodplumpton Road Bridge No 12 — 14 miles, 4½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Tarleton Junction, then on the River Douglas to Douglas Mouth, then on the River Ribble to Ribble - Savick Brook Junction, then on the Ribble Link to Ribble Link - Lancaster Canal Junction, then on the Lancaster Canal (Main Line) to Woodplumpton Road Bridge No 12
Dicconson's Bridge No 17 — 14 miles, 7 furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Dicconson's Bridge No 17
Wigan Top Lock Services — 16 miles, 3½ furlongs and 34 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Wigan Top Lock Services
Maghull Hall Swing Bridge No 12 — 16 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Maghull Hall Swing Bridge No 12
Blackleach Lane Marina — 19 miles and 10 locks away
Travel to Tarleton Junction, then on the River Douglas to Douglas Mouth, then on the River Ribble to Ribble - Savick Brook Junction, then on the Ribble Link to Ribble Link - Lancaster Canal Junction, then on the Lancaster Canal (Main Line) to Blackleach Lane Marina
Swill Brook Basin — 19 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Tarleton Junction, then on the River Douglas to Douglas Mouth, then on the River Ribble to Ribble - Savick Brook Junction, then on the Ribble Link to Ribble Link - Lancaster Canal Junction, then on the Lancaster Canal (Main Line) to Swill Brook Basin
Plank Lane Visitor Moorings — 19 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 15 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Plank Lane Visitor Moorings

Nearest rubbish disposal

The nearest rubbish disposal is here. Others are at:
Burscough Bridge Wharf — 4 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Burscough Bridge Wharf
Moss Bridge No 35 — 4 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Moss Bridge No 35
Wigan Bottom Lock No 87 — 14 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Bottom Lock No 87
Wigan Junction — 14 miles, 3½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Junction
Woodplumpton Road Bridge No 12 — 14 miles, 4½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Tarleton Junction, then on the River Douglas to Douglas Mouth, then on the River Ribble to Ribble - Savick Brook Junction, then on the Ribble Link to Ribble Link - Lancaster Canal Junction, then on the Lancaster Canal (Main Line) to Woodplumpton Road Bridge No 12
Wigan Top Lock Services — 16 miles, 3½ furlongs and 34 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Wigan Top Lock Services
Plank Lane Pump Out — 19 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 15 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Plank Lane Pump Out

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

The nearest chemical toilet disposal is here. Others are at:
Burscough Bridge Wharf — 4 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Burscough Bridge Wharf
Wigan Junction — 14 miles, 3½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Junction
Woodplumpton Road Bridge No 12 — 14 miles, 4½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Tarleton Junction, then on the River Douglas to Douglas Mouth, then on the River Ribble to Ribble - Savick Brook Junction, then on the Ribble Link to Ribble Link - Lancaster Canal Junction, then on the Lancaster Canal (Main Line) to Woodplumpton Road Bridge No 12
Wigan Top Lock Services — 16 miles, 3½ furlongs and 34 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Wigan Top Lock Services

Nearest place to turn

Rufford Old Hall — 5¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Lathom Junction
Fettlers Wharf Marina — 7¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Lathom Junction
Marsh Meadow Winding Hole — 1 mile, 3¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Lathom Junction
Bank Bridge Winding Hole — 2 miles, 1 furlong away
On this waterway in the direction of Tarleton Junction
Tarleton Boat Yard — 3 miles, 1¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Tarleton Junction
Lathom Junction — 3 miles, 7½ furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Lathom Junction
Great Score Winding Hole — 6 miles, ¾ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Great Score Winding Hole
Parbold Spur — 7 miles, ¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Parbold Spur
Scarisbrick Winding Hole — 8 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Scarisbrick Winding Hole
Appley Bridge Winding Hole — 9 miles, ¼ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Appley Bridge Winding Hole
Halsall Warehouse Bridge Winding Hole — 10 miles, 1 furlong and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Halsall Warehouse Bridge Winding Hole
Winding Hole below Dean Locks — 10 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Winding Hole below Dean Locks
Halsall Hill Bridge Winding Hole — 10 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Halsall Hill Bridge Winding Hole
Crooke Underground Canal — 11 miles, 6½ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Crooke Underground Canal
Winding Hole above Lock No 8 — 11 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Tarleton Junction, then on the River Douglas to Douglas Mouth, then on the River Ribble to Ribble - Savick Brook Junction, then on the Ribble Link to Winding Hole above Lock No 8
Ell Meadow Winding Hole — 12 miles, 6 furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Ell Meadow Winding Hole
Downholland Winding Hole — 13 miles and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Downholland Winding Hole
Ribble Link Lock No 5 Winding Hole — 13 miles, ¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Tarleton Junction, then on the River Douglas to Douglas Mouth, then on the River Ribble to Ribble - Savick Brook Junction, then on the Ribble Link to Ribble Link Lock No 5 Winding Hole
Ribble Link Staircase Winding Hole — 13 miles, 4½ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Tarleton Junction, then on the River Douglas to Douglas Mouth, then on the River Ribble to Ribble - Savick Brook Junction, then on the Ribble Link to Ribble Link Staircase Winding Hole
Ribble Link - Lancaster Canal Junction — 13 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Tarleton Junction, then on the River Douglas to Douglas Mouth, then on the River Ribble to Ribble - Savick Brook Junction, then on the Ribble Link to Ribble Link - Lancaster Canal Junction

Nearest self-operated pump-out

The nearest self-operated pump-out is here. Others are at:
Plank Lane Pump Out — 19 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 15 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Plank Lane Pump Out

Nearest boatyard pump-out

Scarisbrick Marina — 8 miles, 5½ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Scarisbrick Marina
 

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Commercial & Industrial
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    Holmeswood Road, Rufford, Ormskirk, L40 1TX — 1277 yards to the southwest.
Business Service
British Restaurant
Travel Service
  • Don Fraser Coaches (Charter Bus Service, Tour Agency)
    Holmeswood Road, Rufford, Ormskirk, L40 1TX — 1277 yards to the southwest.
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    134 Liverpool Road, Rufford, Ormskirk, L40 1SB — 1509 yards to the south.
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  • Rufford railway station (Landmark & Historical Place, Transit Stop)
    Church Rd, Ormskirk, L40 1 — 1615 yards to the southeast.
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  • Rufford Old Hall (Community Museum)
    200 Liverpool Road, Rufford, Ormskirk, L40 1SG — 1088 yards to the south.
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    Fettlers Wharf Marina, Station Road, Rufford, L401TB — 1607 yards to the southeast.
Pet Service
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  • Rufford Pharmacy
    124 Liverpool Road, Ormskirk, L40 1SB — 1537 yards to the south.
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