Birmingham & Fazeley Canal

Start date: December 18, 2020

Est. end if know: March 6, 2021

Planned Stoppages

Farmers Bridge Lock 9, Newhall Street
Up Stream Winding Hole: Junction with New Mainline Canal
Down Stream Winding Hole: Junction with the Digbeth Branch.

Update on 15/01/2021:

Please note, the navigation will be closed between Lock 1, Top Lock, and Lock 13, Bottom Lock, for the duration of this stoppage.

The towpath will be closed between Lock 8 and Lock 10.

NAVIGATION CLOSURE (8am Monday 11 January until 4pm Friday 5 March 2021)

Update on 24/11/2020:

For safety reasons, it will be necessary to close the towpath between Lock 8 and Lock 10 during this stoppage, due to the narrow width of the path.

The navigation will re-open on 5th March 2021, as planned, however the towpath will remain closed until 12th March 2021 to enable new handrails to be installed beneath the bridge.

 

Original message:

Carry out top and bottom gate replacements, improvements to the lock ladder, brickwork and coping repairs.

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