Wigan Junction

The bridge numbers on this waterway need revising.- Shultzy

 
Junction of Leeds and Liverpool Main Line and Leigh Branch
Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) Tow Path, Wigan, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
 
Wigan Junction is a major waterways place at the junction of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) with the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch).
 
Wigan Top Lock Junction is on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds), 2 miles and 21 locks to the northeast. Wigan Pier is on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan), 4 furlongs and 2 locks to the west. Plank Lane Bridge No 8 (Lift Bridge and site of former Colliery) is on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch), 5 miles and 4 furlongs and 2 locks to the southeast.
 
It is part of Wigan.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Wigan Top Lock Junction is Railway Bridge No 53D Pipe Bridge; 1 furlong away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Wigan Pier is Wigan Junction Turnover Bridge No 52A; a few yards away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Plank Lane Bridge No 8 is Aireys Footbridge No 1; ½ furlongs away.

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

Facilities: chemical toilet disposal, rubbish disposal and water point.

You can wind here.

 

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The Road To Wigan Pier from Scribblings from the Mintball posted Tuesday the 20th of September, 2016
Old stomping grounds from Scribblings from the Mintball posted Wednesday the 8th of April, 2009
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Opening Times

Navigation restriction notice: Leigh Branch (Leeds & Liverpool Canal), Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Navigation: Open, Towpath: Open

In order to conserve water in the Wigan area, as of Tuesday 30 October we will be implementing overnight restrictions in the Wigan central area.

Lock 88 (Pagefield Lock) to Lock 89 (Ell Meadow Lock) on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal and Lock 1, Poolstock Lock on the Leigh Branch will be opened at 8am and locked at 4pm daily.

The above locks will be padlocked closed outside of these times.

These restrictions will be in place until further notice.

Tuesday the 30th of October, 2018 to Friday the 8th of May, 2020
Information sent Monday the 29th of October, 2018

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Nearest water point

The nearest water point is here. Others are at:
Wigan Bottom Lock No 87 — 2¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) in the direction of Liverpool
Pottery Changeline Bridge — 3¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) in the direction of Liverpool
Wigan Top Lock Services — 2 miles, ¼ furlongs and 21 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Dean Locks No 90 — 3 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) in the direction of Liverpool
Plank Lane Visitor Moorings — 5 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) in the direction of Leigh Bridge No 11
White Bear (Adlington) Marina — 6 miles, 4 furlongs and 21 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Burscough Bridge Wharf — 11 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) in the direction of Liverpool
Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings — 11 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 28 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Bridgewater Marina — 12 miles, 1 furlong and 2 locks away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Bridgewater Marina
Worsley Visitor Moorings — 13 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Worsley Visitor Moorings
Spark Bridge Sanitary Station — 14 miles, 3½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Rufford Branch) to Spark Bridge Sanitary Station
Stretford Marina — 18 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 2 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 Stretford Marina
Watch House Cruising Club — 19 miles, 3 furlongs and 2 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 Watch House Cruising Club

Nearest rubbish disposal

The nearest rubbish disposal is here. Others are at:
Wigan Bottom Lock No 87 — 2¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) in the direction of Liverpool
Wigan Top Lock Services — 2 miles, ¼ furlongs and 21 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Plank Lane Pump Out — 5 miles, 4 furlongs and 2 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) in the direction of Leigh Bridge No 11
Moss Bridge No 35 — 9 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) in the direction of Liverpool
Burscough Bridge Wharf — 11 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) in the direction of Liverpool
Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings — 11 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 28 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Spark Bridge Sanitary Station — 14 miles, 3½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Rufford Branch) to Spark Bridge Sanitary Station

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

The nearest chemical toilet disposal is here. Others are at:
Wigan Top Lock Services — 2 miles, ¼ furlongs and 21 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Burscough Bridge Wharf — 11 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) in the direction of Liverpool
Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings — 11 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 28 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Worsley Visitor Moorings — 13 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Worsley Visitor Moorings
Spark Bridge Sanitary Station — 14 miles, 3½ furlongs and 13 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, 3 furlongs and 2 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 Watch House Cruising Club

Nearest place to turn

Wigan Pier Junction — 3¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) in the direction of Liverpool
Ince Moss Winding Hole — 1 mile, 5 furlongs and 2 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) in the direction of Leigh Bridge No 11
Ell Meadow Winding Hole — 1 mile, 5½ furlongs and 3 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) in the direction of Liverpool
Wigan Top Lock Junction — 2 miles and 21 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Bamfurlong Winding Hole — 2 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) in the direction of Leigh Bridge No 11
Crooke Underground Canal — 2 miles, 5 furlongs and 4 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) in the direction of Liverpool
Dover Lock No 2 Winding Hole — 3 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) in the direction of Leigh Bridge No 11
Winding Hole below Dean Locks — 3 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) in the direction of Liverpool
Red Rock Bridge Winding Hole — 4 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 21 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Gerrards Bridge Winding Hole — 5 miles, ¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) in the direction of Leigh Bridge No 11
Appley Bridge Winding Hole — 5 miles, 3 furlongs and 5 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) in the direction of Liverpool
Pennington Wharf Marina — 5 miles, 4½ furlongs and 2 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) in the direction of Leigh Bridge No 11
Plank Lane Winding Hole — 5 miles, 5½ furlongs and 2 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) in the direction of Leigh Bridge No 11
White Bear (Adlington) Marina — 6 miles, 4 furlongs and 21 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Quayside Winding Hole — 7 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) in the direction of Leigh Bridge No 11
Bridgewater Bridge Winding Hole — 7 miles, 3 furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Bridgewater Bridge Winding Hole
Parbold Spur — 7 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) in the direction of Liverpool
Westhoughton Road Winding Hole — 7 miles, 4 furlongs and 21 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Spring Wood Winding Hole — 8 miles, 2½ furlongs and 21 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Cowling Bridge Slipway — 8 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 21 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) in the direction of Leeds Bridge

Nearest self-operated pump-out

Plank Lane Pump Out — 5 miles, 4 furlongs and 2 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) in the direction of Leigh Bridge No 11
Ellerbeck Narrowboats Wharf — 7 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 21 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings — 11 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 28 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Spark Bridge Sanitary Station — 14 miles, 3½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Rufford Branch) to Spark Bridge Sanitary Station

Nearest boatyard pump-out

White Bear (Adlington) Marina — 6 miles, 4 furlongs and 21 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Bridgewater Marina — 12 miles, 1 furlong and 2 locks away
Travel to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Bridgewater Marina
Scarisbrick Marina — 15 miles, 2 furlongs and 6 locks away
On the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) in the direction of Liverpool
Stretford Marina — 18 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 2 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 Stretford Marina
 
Pub
Mediterranean Restaurant
  • The Fat Olive (Italian Restaurant)
    13 Upper Dicconson Street, Wigan, WN1 2AD — 1372 yards to the north.
Cultural Center
  • The Old Courts (Arts & Entertainment, Nonprofit Organization)
    Crawford Street, Wigan, WN1 1NA — 871 yards to the northwest.
Real Estate Developer
Medical & Health
Dance & Night Club
  • PureClub Wigan (Party Entertainment Service)
    Wallgate, Wigan, WN1 1JU — 775 yards to the north.
  • Ibiza Bar Wigan (Wine Bar)
    27 King Street, Wigan, WN11 — 639 yards to the north.
E-Cigarette Store
Financial Service
Weight Loss Center
  • Sweatshop Gym (GymPhysical Fitness Center, Fitness Trainer)
    5 Mason Street, Wigan, WN3 4AQ — 874 yards to the northwest.
Artist
Recruiter
Art
Shopping & Retail
  • Glamour Point
    Tyldsley arcade, Wigan — 722 yards to the north.
Transit Stop
Cupcake Shop
Festival
Bar
  • Little Fifteen Wigan
    17-19 Wallgate, Wigan, WN1 1LD — 763 yards to the north.
  • The Association Wigan (Dance & Night Club, Bartending Service)
    35 King Street, Wigan, WN11DY — 587 yards to the north.
  • Reef Bar & Terrace Wigan (Dance & Night Club, DJ)
    29-33 King Street, Wigan, WN11DY — 632 yards to the north.
  • Casino de Cuba (Tapas Bar & Restaurant, Cuban Restaurant)
    13-15 Millgate, Wigan, WN1 1YB — 860 yards to the north.
  • Reflex Wigan (Dance & Night Club)
    1-3 King Street, Wigan, WN1 1DY — 710 yards to the north.
Stadium, Arena & Sports Venue
  • Wigan Roller Rink (Food & Beverage)
    Unit 2, Eckersley Mill, Swan Meadow Road, Wigan, WN3 5BD — 603 yards to the west.
Train Station
Italian Restaurant
  • Franco's Wigan (Pizza Place)
    5 Rodney Street, Wigan, WN1 1DG — 565 yards to the north.
City
  • Wigan
    Wigan — 680 yards to the northwest.
  • Ince
    Ince — 1172 yards to the southeast.
Photographer
Landmark & Historical Place
  • Wigan Pier
    Trencherfield Mill, Wigan, WN3 4 — 694 yards to the west.
Aquatic Pet Store
American Restaurant
Car Dealership
  • Just German
    Unit 4 Actons Walk, Wigan, WN3 4HN — 223 yards to the north.
Local Business
Grocery Store
Nonprofit Organization
Amateur Sports Team
Playground
Sports Club
  • Wigan St Judes ARLFC (Performance & Event Venue, Stadium, Arena & Sports Venue)
    Keats Ave, Wigan, WN3 5UB — 950 yards to the southwest.
Bowling Alley
GymPhysical Fitness Center
  • Xercise4Less
    Chapel Ln, Wigan, WN1 1DU — 425 yards to the north.
  • Strength & Fitness Lab (HealthBeauty, Vitamin Supplement Shop)
    Anderton Street, Wigan, WN2 2BG — 1537 yards to the east.
Information retrieved Monday 6 May 2019 at 4:01