Huddersfield Narrow Canal

Start date: February 18, 2022
End date: August 20, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Planned Stoppages

Towpath Closure for reconstruction – Old Bank Bridge to Lock 11 East


Starts At: Old Bank Bridge
Ends At: Lock 11 East, Library Lock

Update on 11/03/2022:

The works will be carried by two teams working on each section at the same time.

Section 1 – Lock 15/Titanic Mills to Britannia Rd Bridge.

First Section Start – 09/03/22.

Completion – 27/07/22.

Britannia Rd Bridge to Waterside Bridge #42 (to the East of Lock 21) is used by residents, the Pharmacy and Northern Soul Café . This section (200mtrs circa) will not be completed until May/Jun ’22.

As this section is only 2km in length, there are no clear or obvious routes on or off, so this section will remain closed until the completion date of 27/07/22

Section 2 – Lock 15/Titanic Mills to Lock 10E/Milnsbridge)..

Set-up Towpath
Closure/complete trail holes – 28/02/22

First Section Start – 15/03/22.

Completion – 27/07/22.

As this section is only 2km in length, there are no clear or obvious routes on or off, so this section will remain closed until the completion date of 27/07/22 too.

ADVICE (8am Monday 28 February until 6pm Friday 19 August 2022)

Contractors will be using the navigation to transport plants and materials to the sections of towpath from Library Lock, Lock 11 to Old Bank Bridge for the restoration of the towpath works.

Could skippers of all crafts, plesae slow down and approach the areas with caution.