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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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Local News

  • Volunteer Lock Keepers
    12th Jan 2018

    Canal and River Trust have launched an appeal for volunteer lock keepers on the River Weaver ....

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  • RWNS AGM
    24th Mar 2017

    The Society held its AGM which was well attended ....

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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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  • Society recognised with Award
    1st May 2015

    The River Weaver Navigation Society has won an Oscar .....

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  • Northwich Flood Defences
    30th Oct 2014

    The Society has objected to the proposed Flood Defence Scheme in Northwich ....

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What's On

  • Joint Social Meetings
    Big Lock Pub, Middlewich

    Join our Joint Social Meeting with the Trent and Mersey Canal Society at the Big Lock Pub in Middlewich ....

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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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