Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Start date: December 22, 2020

Est. end if know: February 13, 2021

Planned Stoppages

Locks 49 and 51, Barrowford
Starts At: Lock 51, Bottom Lock
Ends At: Lock 45, Top Lock
Up Stream Winding Hole: By Bridge 145
Down Stream Winding Hole: Below Bridge 141D

NAVIGATION CLOSURE (8am Tuesday 5 January until 4pm Friday 12 February 2021)

Update on 21/12/2020:

Please be aware we will now need an additional week to complete our stoppage works at Barrowford. This is to enable our construction and operations teams to move plant and materials by boat between the two locks safely and effectively, prior to and after the works.

Please note the new end date of 12th February 2021 and accept our apologies for any inconvenience this change may cause.

Original message:


A stoppage is required to carry out repairs as follows:

Lock 49: Repairs to the bottom end mitre cill and rubbing strips.

Lock 51: Installation of new top and bottom gates and improvements to the lock ladder.