Wigan Dry Dock Visitor Moorings

Also known as: Wigan Dry Dock
Waterside Drive, Wigan WN3 5BL, United Kingdom
 
Wigan Dry Dock Visitor Moorings is a minor waterways place on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) between Wigan Pier (2 furlongs and 1 lock to the west) and Wigan Junction (Junction of Leeds and Liverpool Main Line and Leigh Branch) (2 furlongs and 1 lock to the east).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Wigan Pier is 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.); ¼ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Wigan Junction is Henhurst Bridge No 52; 1 furlong away.

Mooring here is excellent (this is a really good mooring) , mooring rings or bollards are available.

Places of interest within 1 mile and to which this is the nearest place: Mainline railway stations (2¼ furlongs away)

The place is a Visitors Mooring.

 

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Navigation restriction notice: Leigh Branch (Leeds & Liverpool Canal), Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Navigation: Open, Towpath: Open
From: Ell Meadow Lock No 89 to Wigan Junction.

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 Wednesday the 1st of July, 2020
Information sent Monday the 29th of October, 2018

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Nearest water point

Wigan Bottom Lock No 87 — ¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Pottery Changeline Bridge — 1¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Wigan Junction — 2 furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Wigan Top Lock Services — 2 miles, 2 furlongs and 22 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, 5½ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Plank Lane Visitor Moorings — 5 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Plank Lane Visitor Moorings
White Bear (Adlington) Marina — 6 miles, 6 furlongs and 22 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, ¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings — 12 miles and 29 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, 3 furlongs and 3 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, 6¾ furlongs and 3 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, 1½ 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, 4½ furlongs and 3 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, 4¾ furlongs and 3 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

Wigan Bottom Lock No 87 — ¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Wigan Junction — 2 furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Wigan Top Lock Services — 2 miles, 2 furlongs and 22 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Wigan Top Lock Services
Plank Lane Pump Out — 5 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Plank Lane Pump Out
Moss Bridge No 35 — 9 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Burscough Bridge Wharf — 11 miles, ¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings — 12 miles and 29 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, 1½ 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 — 2 furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Wigan Top Lock Services — 2 miles, 2 furlongs and 22 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, ¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Johnson's Hillock Visitor Moorings — 12 miles and 29 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, 6¾ furlongs and 3 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, 1½ 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, 4¾ furlongs and 3 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 — 1½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Wigan Junction — 2 furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Ell Meadow Winding Hole — 1 mile, 3½ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Ince Moss Winding Hole — 1 mile, 7 furlongs and 3 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, 2 furlongs and 22 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, 3 furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Bamfurlong Winding Hole — 2 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 3 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, 5¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Dover Lock No 2 Winding Hole — 3 miles, 7½ furlongs and 3 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, 3¼ furlongs and 22 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, 1¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Gerrards Bridge Winding Hole — 5 miles, 2 furlongs and 3 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, 6½ furlongs and 3 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, 7¼ furlongs and 3 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, 6 furlongs and 22 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, 1½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Quayside Winding Hole — 7 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 3 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, 5 furlongs and 3 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, 6 furlongs and 22 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, 4½ furlongs and 22 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

Plank Lane Pump Out — 5 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Plank Lane Pump Out
Ellerbeck Narrowboats Wharf — 7 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 22 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 and 29 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, 1½ furlongs and 12 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, 6 furlongs and 22 locks away
Travel to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to White Bear (Adlington) Marina
Bridgewater Marina — 12 miles, 3 furlongs and 3 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
Scarisbrick Marina — 15 miles and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Liverpool
Stretford Marina — 18 miles, 4½ furlongs and 3 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
 

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