Leicester Line (Grand Union)/River Soar

Start date: March 17, 2022
End date: March 23, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Stoppages & Restrictions

Between Kings Lock (Leicester Line) and Redhill Lock (River Soar)

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 19/03/2022:

Water levels have started to come back down and boaters can now navigate the Grand Union Canal from Kings Lock, through to the River Soar at Redhill Lock, but please proceed with care.  

ADVICE (Thursday 17 March 2022 until further notice)

CAUTION STRONG STREAM 

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) 

Boaters are asked not to travel along this section until further notice.