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Cruising the River Weaver

Hunts Lock at Northwich

Northwich from Hayhurst Bridge showing the former Flotel

The Anderton Boat Lift

Dutton Railway Viaduct

Onwards to Sutton Weaver

Panary arrives at Sutton Mill

Weston Marsh Lock

The Weaver is only navigable from Winsford Bridge to its confluence with the Ship Canal

Boats and Boatyards

Mersey and Weaver flats : the sailing, river and canal flats of north-west England
by E. W. Paget-Tomlinson
Published by Robert Wilson
ISBN: 0950236721

Mersey Flats and Flatmen
by Michael Stammers
Published by Terence Dalton Ltd and National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside
ISBN 0-86138-099-1

Cheshire Shipyards
by Anthony J Barrat
ISBN 1-902953-02-9
Includes the shipyards that once flourished on the Weaver Navigation

W.J Yarwood and Sons Ltd. Shipbuilders of Northwich 1896-1996
A brief history by Clive Guthrie
Published by Northwich and District Heritage Society



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    4th Feb 2021

    Our Society was involved in several discussions with the Environment Agency prior to the preparation of their Flood Prevention plans ....

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  • Christmas Newsletter
    13th Dec 2020

    Our Chairman, Jim Mole send his Christmas message ....

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  • HMS Witch
    11th Oct 2020

    The story of the two crests, HMS Witch and TS Witch ....

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    Our Chairman's 2017 Report including his Report on the Barons Quay Development ....

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  • British Empire Medal
    11th Jun 2016

    The RWNS Treasurer has been recognised in the Queen's Birthdday Honours List ....

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  • Swing Bridge wins National Commendation
    8th Oct 2015

    The Sutton Weaver Swing Bridge has won a national commendation ....

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  • The Lion Salt Works
    A short walk from the River Weaver Navigation

    The Lion Salt Works, following a £10m restoration is now open to the public ....

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