Kennet & Avon Canal

Start date: November 22, 2021
End date: November 24, 2021
Stoppages & Restrictions

Lock 89, Widmead Lock

Update on 22/11/2021:

Further to the notice below, we are pleased to advise that the works at Widmead Lock (Lock 89) are now complete.

Update on 22/11/2021:

Further to the notice below, we are pleased to advise that the works at Widmead Lock (Lock 89) are now complete.

The lock is fully operational & the navigation is now open.

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NAVIGATION CLOSURE (12noon Monday 22 November 2021 until further notice)

Please be advised that due to damage caused by boat impact, Widmead Lock (Lock 89) is currently not operational.

We are currently mobilising with the intention of having this fixed within 3 hours.

Lock collars are integral part of the lock. The metal bands keep the gates in place whilst the lock is filling or dewatering.  

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