HMS Charger

Approaching Saltersford Locks

HMS Charger
C&RT TUG 'Arley' & Hopper

Northwich Town Bridge

C&RT TUG 'Arley' & Hopper
Dutton Ship Lock

Nearly Empty

Dutton Ship Lock

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River Weaver Navigation

Welcome to my website. It is being developed to make your visit more enjoyable.

  • Boaters Guide's for the Weaver are available to Download
  • Discover the History of the RWN
  • Modern & Archive pictures of  the Weaver Locks, Weirs, Ships, Maitenance Craft, Narrow Boats, the Anderton Boat Lift and the Swing Bridges of Northwich

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Weaver Weather

Northwich °C
  28.01.2020 Ferienhaus Ostsee
Locks Opening Times

27 March - 06th October 2017

Monday to Friday: 09:00 - 17:30

Sat, Sun & Bank Hols: 09:30 - 18:00

Lunch: 12:30 - 13:00

Vessels must arrive 30 minutes prior to passage time arranged.

Vale Royal Locks      07748 936 966

Hunts Locks              07748 936 964

Saltersford Locks     07748 936 965

Dutton Locks            07748 936 968

Northwich Office      0303 040 4040

Anderton Boat Lift

March - 5th Nov 2017

Off Peak: Mon-Fri: 0930 - 1630

Peak: Sat,Sun & Bank Hols: 0930 - 1730

Booking Office: 01606 786 777 (option 8)


Thursdays: First passage may not be available until 11:30/12:15 due to maintenance.

Subject to change.

Ship Lock De-watered

Weston Marsh Lock was de-watered as part of a 1/2 Million Pound Inspection and maintenance works programme, including refurbishment of lock gates and mechanical components.

Other works also include paddle repairs and stop plank groove replacements.

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