Barrowford Lock No 48

Barrowford Reservoir, Colne Road, Pendle BB8 9QT, United Kingdom
 
Barrowford Lock No 48 is a minor waterways place on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) between Feniscowles Bridge No 93B (26 miles and 4¾ furlongs and 9 locks to the west) and Salterforth Bridge No 151 (Salterforth village 200 yards northeast) (3 miles and 6¾ furlongs and 3 locks to the northeast).
 
It is part of Barrowford Locks.

Navigational note for Barrowford Locks:

A C&RT Handcuff key is needed to open these locks.

 
The nearest place in the direction of Feniscowles Bridge No 93B is Barrowford Lock No 49; ¾ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Salterforth Bridge No 151 is Barrowford Lock No 47; 1¼ furlongs away.

There may be access to the towpath here.

Mooring here is unrated

There is a bridge here which takes pedestrian traffic over the canal.

This is a lock with a rise of 9′7″.

 

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Opening Times

Navigation restriction notice: Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Navigation: Open, Towpath: Open
From: Wigan Lock 21 No 85 to Holme Bridge Lock No 30.

Update on 26/06/2019:

The recent rainfall has improved water levels on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal and we are revising the restrictions in some areas.  However, the reservoirs have not seen enough rainfall to refill them to a satisfactory level and we remain cautious as we work to keep the canal open throughout the summer boating season.  Our aim is to strike a balance between making the canal as accessible as possible for boaters and mitigating against future risk.

 We are removing the restrictions at Johnsons Hillocks and at Blackburn Locks as they are fed by feeders as well as from the summit.

 The restrictions at Barrowford Locks, Greenberfield Locks, Bank Newton Locks, and Gargrave Locks remain in place as they are solely fed from the reservoirs.  They are as follows:

 Barrowford Locks – Open at 10am, closed at 4pm, last entry 3pm

Greenberfield Locks – Open at 10am, closed at 5pm, last entry 4pm

Bank Newton Locks – Open at 10am, closed at 5pm, last entry 4pm

Gargrave Locks – Open at 10am, closed at 5pm, last entry 4pm

 Wigan Flight can be prone to vandalism which, when it occurs, uses a lot of water and can cause problems for both boaters and our water management.  The restrictions are in place to minimise this risk.  The Flight will remain open to boaters as follows:

 Wigan Flight - Lock 65 (Top of Wigan Flight) and Lock 85 (Bottom of Wigan Flight) – 8:30am to 9:30am to facilitate entry onto the flight, 12:30pm to 1:30pm to facilitate exit from the flight

 We will continue to monitor the situation and provide further updates in the coming weeks.  While the restrictions will restrict the use of the canal by boats, the towpath will continue to remain open for visitors and the local community alike to enjoy. 

 In the meantime, boaters can help conserve water by sharing locks where possible and making the best use of the water available, ensuring paddles are fully closed once they’ve passed through a lock.  It’s helpful to aim for minimal contact when navigating through locks by ensuring gates are fully open when passing through as pushing gates open using a boat can damage the gate lining, increasing its leakage.  Thank you for your help.

Update on 03/05/2019:

We have continued to experience a prolonged period of dry weather in the reservoir catchment area, which has resulted in higher than normal drawdown from the reservoirs, for this time of the year.  We have reached the point where further restrictions are required, which will be implemented from Friday 17 May.  These are as follows;

Johnsons Hillocks - Open at 10am, closed at 5pm, last entry 4 pm Blackburn Locks - Open at 10am, closed at 5pm, last entry 4 pm Barrowford Locks – Open at 10am, closed at 4pm, last entry 3pm Greenberfield Locks – Open at 10am, closed at 5pm, last entry 4pm Bank Newton Locks – Open at 10am, closed at 5pm, last entry 4pm Gargrave Locks – Open at 10am, closed at 5pm, last entry 4pm

Wigan Flight - Lock 65 (Top of Wigan Flight) and Lock 85 (Bottom of Wigan Flight) to be open to customers as follows:

8:30am to 9:30am to facilitate entry onto the flight 12:30pm to 1:30pm to facilitate exit from the flight

We will continue to monitor the situation and provide further updates in the coming weeks. While the restrictions will restrict the use of the canal by boats, the towpath will continue to remain open for visitors and the local community alike to enjoy.

In the meantime, boaters can help conserve water by;

Sharing locks where possible and making the best use of the water available. Ensuring paddles are fully closed once they’ve passed through a lock. Aiming for minimal contact when navigating through locks by ensuring gates are fully open as they pass through. Pushing gates open using a boat can damage the gate lining, increasing its leakage.

Due to the low rainfall which has resulted in the drawdown of the reservoirs, and with the forecast set for dry weather, the Trust will be implementing temporary restrictions to navigation between Barrowford Locks (45 to 51) and Gargrave (from below lock 30) effective Monday 29 April.

Barrowford Locks – Open at 8am, closed at 5pm, last entry 4pm Greenberfield Locks – Open at 8am, closed at 6pm, last entry 5pm Bank Newton Locks – Open at 8am, closed at 6pm, last entry 5pm Gargrave Locks – Open at 8am, closed at 6pm, last entry 5pm.

It’s not clear how long the restrictions will be in place, however if there is no significant, sustained rainfall it is likely further restrictions will be implemented. While the restrictions will restrict the use of the canal by boats, the towpath will remain open for visitors and the local community alike to enjoy.

In the meantime, boaters can help conserve water by:

Sharing locks where possible and making the best use of the water available. Ensuring paddles are fully closed once they’ve passed through a lock. Aiming for minimal contact when navigating through locks by ensuring gates are fully open as they pass through. Pushing gates open using a boat can damage the gate lining, increasing its leakage.

Monday the 29th of April, 2019 to Wednesday the 1st of July, 2020
Information sent Friday the 28th of June, 2019

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Nearest water point

Barrowford Top Lock No 45 — 2¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Foulridge Wharf — 2 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Reedley Marina — 3 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Salterforth Bridge No 151 — 3 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Lower Park Marina — 4 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Greenberfield Services — 6 miles, ¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
East Marton Visitor Moorings — 9 miles and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Rose Grove Services — 9 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Priest Holme Water Point — 11 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 13 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Gargrave Services — 12 miles, 7½ furlongs and 16 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Gawflat Swing Bridge No 176 — 17 miles, 6 furlongs and 19 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Brewery Swing Bridge No 177 — 17 miles, 7½ furlongs and 19 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Skipton Visitor Moorings — 18 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 19 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge

Nearest rubbish disposal

Barrowford Lock No 47 — 1¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Foulridge Wharf — 2 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Salterforth Bridge No 151 — 3 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Lower Park Marina — 4 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Greenberfield Services — 6 miles, ¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Rose Grove Services — 9 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Gargrave Services — 12 miles, 7½ furlongs and 16 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Skipton Visitor Moorings — 18 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 19 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

Barrowford Top Lock No 45 — 2¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Foulridge Wharf — 2 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Salterforth Bridge No 151 — 3 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Lower Park Marina — 4 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Greenberfield Services — 6 miles, ¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Rose Grove Services — 9 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Gargrave Services — 12 miles, 7½ furlongs and 16 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Skipton Visitor Moorings — 18 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 19 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge

Nearest place to turn

Wanless Bridge No 145 — 6¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Hodge Bank Winding Hole — 1 mile, ½ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Nelson Winding Hole — 1 mile, 3¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Foulridge Wharf Winding Hole — 2 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Hawks House Winding Hole — 3 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Burley Lane Winding Hole — 4 miles, 3½ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Long Ing Bridge Winding Hole — 5 miles and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Winding Hole North of Burnley Embankment — 5 miles, 4 furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Sandholme Aqueduct Winding Hole — 5 miles, 5½ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Coates Lane Winding Hole — 5 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Nuttercote Winding Hole — 6 miles, 7 furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Nelson Square Winding Hole — 7 miles, ¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
South Field Bridge Winding Hole — 8 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Old Rose Grove Winding Hole — 9 miles, 4 furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Nuttleber Dyke Winding Hole — 10 miles, 4 furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Hapton Winding Hole — 11 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Shuttleworth Winding Hole — 12 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Gargrave Winding Hole — 12 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 16 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Clough Bank Winding Hole — 12 miles, 7½ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Ray Bridge Winding Hole — 13 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 18 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge

Nearest self-operated pump-out

Rose Grove Services — 9 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction

Nearest boatyard pump-out

Reedley Marina — 3 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Wigan Junction
Lower Park Marina — 4 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
Pennine Cruisers Wharf — 18 miles, ¾ furlongs and 19 locks away
Travel to Skipton Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Springs Branch) to Pennine Cruisers Wharf
Snaygill Boatyard — 19 miles, 6 furlongs and 19 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Leeds Bridge
 

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Information retrieved Saturday 6 July 2019 at 7:35
Pub
Pizza Place
  • Bumbellini’s (Italian Restaurant)
    Bumbellini's, Colne, BB89NW — 1165 yards to the east.
HealthBeauty
  • Odara Beauty
    217 Burnley road, Colne, BB8 8JD — 1061 yards to the southeast.
Medical & Health
Social Club
  • David Street - WM Club (Pub, Arts & Entertainment)
    David Street, Barrowford, BB9 6HL — 897 yards to the west.
Park
  • Alkincoats Park (Stadium, Arena & Sports Venue)
    Alkincoats Rd, Colne, BB8 9 — 1576 yards to the northeast.
  • Pendle Sculpture Trail (Landmark & Historical Place, Province)
    Nelson, BB9 6AD — 808 yards to the northwest.
Wine Bar
  • Will's (Pizza Place)
    Unit 1A The Fountains Gisburn Road, Barrowford, BB9 6DT — 1146 yards to the southwest.
  • Turners (British Restaurant)
    82 Albert Road, Colne, BB8 0AG — 1044 yards to the west.
Sports & Recreation
Indian Restaurant
Artist
  • Higherford Mill Artists (Art Gallery, Visual Arts)
    Higherford Mill, Gisburn Road, Barrowford, BB9 6JH — 620 yards to the northwest.
Shopping & Retail
Pet Store
  • Pets at Home
    Unit 3, Corporation Street Retail Park, Preston, BB8 8LU — 829 yards to the southeast.
Stadium, Arena & Sports Venue
Clothing (Brand)
Department Store
Train Station
Photographer
Landmark & Historical Place
  • Pendle Heritage Centre (Tourist Information Center, Museum)
    Colne Rd, Barrowford, BB9 6JQ — 647 yards to the west.
Restaurant
Nail Salon
Supermarket
  • Asda (Shopping & Retail)
    Unit 1, Swinden Retail Park, Corporation Street, Colne, BB8 8LU — 807 yards to the southeast.
Fish & Chips Restaurant
  • Bannys Fish N Chips
    Boundary Mill Stores, Nelson, BB9 9 — 886 yards to the east.
  • Banny's (British Restaurant, Seafood Restaurant)
    Colne — 1083 yards to the east.
Street
Bridal Shop
Local Business
Arts & Crafts Store
  • Coffee & Crafts
    112A Gisburn road, Barrowford, BB9 6 — 1028 yards to the west.
Home Improvement
  • Classy Cleans
    Barrowford, Colne, Nelson, Burnley, Nelson, BB9 6 — 402 yards to the southwest.
Go-Kart Track
Nonprofit Organization
  • Podium 5k (Community Service)
    Wilton Street, Barrowford, BB8 9PU — 1304 yards to the southwest.
Neighborhood
Cocktail Bar
  • The Lounge Barrowford (Restaurant)
    79-81 Gisburn Road, Barrowford, BB9 6DX — 1134 yards to the southwest.
Hotel
  • The Crown Hotel Colne (Bed and Breakfast, Pub)
    94 Albert Road, Colne, BB8 0QD — 1561 yards to the east.
Playground
  • Barrowford Park (Sports & Recreation, Neighborhood)
    117 Gisburn Rd, Barrowford, BB9 6EW — 966 yards to the west.
Community Center
GymPhysical Fitness Center
  • PureGym Colne (Sports & Fitness Instruction)
    Swindon Retail Park, Corporation Street, Colne, BB8 8LU — 963 yards to the southeast.
  • Pendle Leisure Centre
    Crown Way, Colne, BB8 9NP — 1464 yards to the east.
Information retrieved Sunday 30 June 2019 at 19:04