Ferrybridge Flood Lock Footbridge

 
Ferrybridge Flood Lock Footbridge is a minor waterways place on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Goole to Castleford) between Bank Dole Junction (Junction of the Aire and Calder Navigation (Selby Section) and the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line)) (1 mile and 4¾ furlongs and 1 lock to the east) and Castleford Junction (Junction of the Aire and Calder Navigation (Wakefield Section) and the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line)) (5 miles and 3¼ furlongs and 2 locks to the west).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Bank Dole Junction is Ferrybridge Flood Lock No 10; ¼ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Castleford Junction is Ferrybridge Weir Entrance (Channel leading to the Weir); ¼ 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.

 
Footbridge, road bridge and floodlock
Copyright: Mike Dunn
Taken: 8 April 2017

It's a very pleasant place to moor, even with the imposing Ferrybridge Power Station cooling towers.

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Notices

Advice notice: Aire & Calder Navigation Main Line, Navigation: Open, Towpath: Open
Update on 21/08/2018: The flood lock has been reopened and boats currently dont need to operate the lock gates. For safety reasons the footbridge remains closed therefore there is no access onto the island from the Ferrybridge end. Anyone wishing to access the island will need to do so from Mill Bridge. The nearby footbridge has been closed due to safety reasons, until this is resolved the only way for pedestrians to cross the canal is to use the bottom lock gates. We are also asking our boating customers to pen through this lock and ensure that the gates are closed again afterwards   Thursday the 28th of June, 2018 to Friday the 28th of June, 2019
Information sent Thursday the 28th of June, 2018

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Nearest water point

Bank Dole Lock No 1 — 1 mile, 7¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Bank Dole Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Selby Section) to Bank Dole Lock No 1
Beal Bridge — 4 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Bank Dole Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Selby Section) to Beal Bridge
Beal Lock No 2 — 4 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Bank Dole Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Selby Section) to Beal Lock No 2
Bulholme Lock No 9 — 4 miles, 5¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Castleford Junction
Castleford Sanitary Station — 5 miles, 2½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Castleford Junction
Whitley Lock No 11 — 5 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Ouse - Aire and Calder Junction
Woodnook Lock No 4 — 7 miles, 5 furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Wakefield Section) to Woodnook Lock No 4
King's Road Lock No 3 — 8 miles, 6½ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Wakefield Section) to King's Road Lock No 3
Lemonroyd Marina — 8 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Lemonroyd Marina
Pollington Lock No 12 — 9 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ouse - Aire and Calder Junction
Woodlesford Lock No 5 — 10 miles, 1½ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Woodlesford Lock No 5
Stanley Ferry Water Point — 10 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Wakefield Section) to Stanley Ferry Water Point
Ramsdens Bridge Sanitary Station — 10 miles, 4½ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Wakefield Section) to Ramsdens Bridge Sanitary Station
Fishpond Lock No 4 — 11 miles, ½ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Fishpond Lock No 4
Selby Basin — 12 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Bank Dole Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Selby Section) to Selby Basin
Leeds Sanitary Station — 14 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Leeds Sanitary Station
Leeds Dock Visitor Moorings — 15 miles, ¾ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Leeds Dock Entrance, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Leeds Dock) to Leeds Dock Visitor Moorings
Leeds Visitor Moorings — 15 miles, 6 furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Leeds Bridge, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Leeds Visitor Moorings
Broad Cut Low Lock No 3 — 16 miles, ¼ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Wakefield Section) to Fall Ing Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Broad Cut Low Lock No 3
Oddy Staircase Locks Nos 4 and 5 — 16 miles, 2 furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Leeds Bridge, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Oddy Staircase Locks Nos 4 and 5

Nearest rubbish disposal

Castleford Sanitary Station — 5 miles, 2½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Castleford Junction
Whitley Lock No 11 — 5 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Ouse - Aire and Calder Junction
Lemonroyd Marina — 8 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Lemonroyd Marina
Woodlesford Lock No 5 — 10 miles, 1½ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Woodlesford Lock No 5
Ramsdens Bridge Sanitary Station — 10 miles, 4½ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Wakefield Section) to Ramsdens Bridge Sanitary Station
Selby Basin — 12 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Bank Dole Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Selby Section) to Selby Basin
Wakefield Visitor Moorings — 13 miles, ½ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Wakefield Section) to Fall Ing Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Wakefield Visitor Moorings
Leeds Sanitary Station — 14 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Leeds Sanitary Station
Leeds Basin — 15 miles, 5½ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Leeds Bridge, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Leeds Basin
Bramwith Swing Bridge — 17 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Sykehouse Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (New Junction Canal) to Bramwith Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Bramwith to Stainforth) to Bramwith Swing Bridge
Dutch Riverside — 17 miles, 4½ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ouse - Aire and Calder Junction
Barnby Dun Lift Bridge — 17 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Sykehouse Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (New Junction Canal) to Bramwith Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Main Line) to Barnby Dun Lift Bridge
Horbury Basin Residential Moorings & Sanitary Station — 18 miles, ¾ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Wakefield Section) to Fall Ing Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Horbury Basin Residential Moorings & Sanitary Station

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

Castleford Sanitary Station — 5 miles, 2½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Castleford Junction
Whitley Lock No 11 — 5 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Ouse - Aire and Calder Junction
Lemonroyd Marina — 8 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Lemonroyd Marina
Ramsdens Bridge Sanitary Station — 10 miles, 4½ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Wakefield Section) to Ramsdens Bridge Sanitary Station
Selby Basin — 12 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Bank Dole Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Selby Section) to Selby Basin
Wakefield Visitor Moorings — 13 miles, ½ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Wakefield Section) to Fall Ing Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Wakefield Visitor Moorings
Leeds Sanitary Station — 14 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Leeds Sanitary Station
Bramwith Swing Bridge — 17 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Sykehouse Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (New Junction Canal) to Bramwith Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Bramwith to Stainforth) to Bramwith Swing Bridge
Dutch Riverside — 17 miles, 4½ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ouse - Aire and Calder Junction
Barnby Dun Lift Bridge — 17 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Sykehouse Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (New Junction Canal) to Bramwith Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Main Line) to Barnby Dun Lift Bridge
Horbury Basin Residential Moorings & Sanitary Station — 18 miles, ¾ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Wakefield Section) to Fall Ing Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Horbury Basin Residential Moorings & Sanitary Station

Nearest place to turn

Bank Dole Lock Junction — 1 mile, 7¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Bank Dole Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Selby Section) to Bank Dole Lock Junction
Beal Lock No 2 Weir Entrance — 4 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Bank Dole Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Selby Section) to Beal Lock No 2 Weir Entrance
Bulholme Lock Weir Exit — 4 miles, 5¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Castleford Junction
Faries Hill Lock Arm — 7 miles, 6½ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Wakefield Section) to Faries Hill Lock Arm
Haddlesey Junction — 8 miles, ¾ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Bank Dole Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Selby Section) to Haddlesey Junction
Lemonroyd Lock Weir Exit — 8 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Lemonroyd Lock Weir Exit
Fleet Lane Arm — 9 miles, 2 furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Fleet Lane Arm
Stanley Ferry Marina — 10 miles, 3 furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Wakefield Section) to Stanley Ferry Marina
Selby Basin — 12 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
Travel to Bank Dole Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Selby Section) to Selby Basin
Wakefield Weir Entrance — 13 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Wakefield Section) to Fall Ing Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Wakefield Weir Entrance
Junction with River Aire (Old Channel) South — 13 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Junction with River Aire (Old Channel) South
Junction with River Aire (Old Channel) North — 14 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Junction with River Aire (Old Channel) North
Knostrop Flood Lock Weir Entrance — 14 miles, 1½ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Knostrop Flood Lock Weir Entrance
Leeds Dock Side Arm — 15 miles, ½ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Leeds Dock Entrance, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Leeds Dock) to Leeds Dock Side Arm
River Aire Junction — 15 miles, 5 furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Leeds Bridge, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to River Aire Junction
Leeds Basin — 15 miles, 5½ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Leeds Bridge, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Leeds Basin
Broad Cut Weir Entrance — 15 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Wakefield Section) to Fall Ing Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Broad Cut Weir Entrance
Waller Bridge — 16 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Wakefield Section) to Fall Ing Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Waller Bridge
Aire Valley Marina (eastern entrance) — 17 miles, ¾ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Leeds Bridge, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Aire Valley Marina (eastern entrance)
Viking Marina — 17 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ouse - Aire and Calder Junction

Nearest self-operated pump-out

Castleford Sanitary Station — 5 miles, 2½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Castleford Junction
Ramsdens Bridge Sanitary Station — 10 miles, 4½ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Wakefield Section) to Ramsdens Bridge Sanitary Station
Leeds Sanitary Station — 14 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Leeds Sanitary Station

Nearest boatyard pump-out

Lemonroyd Marina — 8 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Castleford Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line - Castleford to Leeds) to Lemonroyd Marina
Goole Boathouse Marina — 17 miles, 6 furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ouse - Aire and Calder Junction
 

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