Leicester Line (Grand Union Canal)/River Soar

Start date: December 7, 2021
End date: December 15, 2021
Stoppages & Restrictions

Intersection of: Lock 38 – Kings Lock to Lock 38 – Kings Lock on Leicester Line (Grand Union Canal)
and Lock 59 – Redhill Lock to Lock 59 – Redhill Lock on River Soar

Update on 12/12/2021:

The river levels have now returned to a navigable range.

Update on 12/12/2021:

The River levels have now dropped back and the navigation is now open.

NAVIGATION CLOSURE (Friday 10 December 2021 until further notice)


We advise users of all boats not to navigate the Grand Union Canal from Kings Lock, through to the River Soar at Redhill Lock because the strong flows make it difficult and dangerous (Locks may be closed)