River Mersey Towpath Reinstatement

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Environment Agency


Footpath construction and improvement works.
To upgrade the existing riverside towpath access along the embankment of the river Mersey near Sale Water Park.


STEM Construction was appointed to:

  • Arrange footpath closure licences with the local council and also FRAP licences with the Environment Agency prior to works commencing
  • Provide and maintain pedestrian management throughout the duration of the works
  • Remove and manage the existing degraded aggregate surface where required
  • Remove and replace soft spots within the existing towpath where required
  • Widen the towpath at localised areas to maintain a constant width to enable vehicle access for maintenance vehicles
  • Lay geotextile the the formation of the towpath surface
  • Import, kay and compact new aggregate surface to the towpath

4 week construction period

Contact STEM Construction with any enquiries – 0161 7111 255