New BridgeUnder planning proposal 106102/JO/2014/N2 there is a plan to put a bridge, and access in from the Marina side of the Ashton Canal to the Tram stop.

It looks like the hand rail work is either like for like on the bridge, or has already been done…

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The stairs are yet to be reinstated

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This is where the path will go through:

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You can see the TfGM tram stops on the other side of the grass.

This is the first of two material alterations planned to be made to the lock its self:

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The plan that will make a significant change:

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The lopping 600 mm of the end of the balance beams… The plans are also unclear on what they propose to do to the surface under the balance beams, as the raised bricks are very useful!