Kennet & Avon Canal

Start date: November 19, 2021
End date: November 27, 2021
Planned Stoppages

River Avon – Bath Bottom Lock 7 , Bridge 194 Dolmeads Bridge
Starts At: Bridge 194, Dolmeads Bridge
Ends At: Lock 7, Bath Bottom Lock

Update on 25/11/2021:

Further to the notice below please be advised that the navigation is now open as we have successfully competed the works before the planned time scale.

RESTRICTION (10am Wednesday 24 November until 3pm Thursday 25 November 2021)

Please be advised that in line with the Trust’s inspection procedures, inspections are being undertaken to assess the underwater condition of pump station intake, the adjacent walls and the stop plank grooves.

A diver will be in the water located between Bridge 194 and Lock 7 undertaking underwater inspections on each day between the hours of 10am and 3pm.

To ensure the safety of the diver in the water Lock 7 will be fully isolated and boating traffic will not be able to pass through in either direction.

Support staff will monitor the works site and the approaches for boats and other users.