Tame Valley Canal

Start date: June 13, 2022
End date: July 9, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Stoppages & Restrictions

Goldshill Stop Railway Bridge
Up Stream Winding Hole: Ocker Hill Junction
Down Stream Winding Hole: Rushall Junction

Update on 01/07/2022:

Bird mesh installation and brickwork repairs have been completed on 01/07/22. However, pontoon suppliers won’t be able to remove the pontoon until 08/07/22 so pontoon will remain to one side of the central pier until then. 

Navigation traffic will be restricted to single lane traffic through the site until 08/07/22. Banksmen and signage will be utilised to manage canal traffic. We kindly remind boaters to take extra care when passing this section.

The northern towpath will be open on 01/07/22.

TOWPATH CLOSURE (until 5pm Friday 1 July 2022)

Update on 22/06/2022:

The bird mesh fabricators are unable to complete their installation until 01/07/2022.

The Northern towpath will remain closed, and the pontoon installed to one side of the central pier until 01/07/2022.

Towpath access past the bridge will still be available on the Southern towpath side. Navigation will be restricted to single lane traffic through the site.

TOWPATH CLOSURE (8am Monday 13 June until 5pm Friday 24 June 2022)

Update on 13/06/2022:

Due to a delay in the fabrication of the bird mesh, remaining brickwork repairs and installation of the bird mesh will be carried out from 13/06/2022 to 24/06/2022. 

The northern towpath will be closed, and a pontoon installed to one side of the central pier. 

Towpath access past the bridge will still be available on the southern towpath, and navigation traffic will be restricted to single lane traffic through the site. 

Banksmen and signage will be utilised to manage canal traffic. We kindly remind boaters to take extra care when passing this section

Original message:

Midland Metro will be returning on site to complete works, following the installation of the new bridge deck.

The southern towpath will be restricted while brick repair works are completed.

On the 30th May, the southern towpath restriction will be removed and the northern towpath will be closed, with pontoons installed across half of the width of navigation until 10th June.

Access past the bridge will still be available on the southern towpath, and navigation traffic will be restricted to single lane traffic through the site.

Banksmen and signage will be utilised to manage canal traffic. We kindly remind boaters to take extra care when passing this section.