Leicester Line (Grand Union)/River Soar

Start date: March 7, 2022
End date: March 9, 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 07/03/2022:

Water levels have come down over the weekend and boaters can now travel between Kings Lock (Leicester Line) and Redhill Lock (River Soar). Please proceed with care and keep checking our website for water level updates.

NAVIGATION CLOSURE (Friday 4 March 2022 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) 

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