Trent & Mersey Canal

Start date: September 22, 2021

Est. end if know: October 22, 2021

Stoppages & Restrictions

Hassall Green
Lock 57, Top Lock

Update on 18/10/2021:

We are pleased to advise the repair to Lock 57 on the Trent & Mersey Canal has been successful and navigation has resumed.

Update on 07/10/2021:

Please be advised our local team will be onsite at Lock 57 on the Trent & Mersey Canal to carry out a repair to a steel bracket on the offside lock gate heel post, work will take place on Monday 18 October.

To maintain a safe working environment, navigation will be closed between 8am – 5pm on Monday 18 October.

From now until Monday 18 October our team will remain onsite daily from 8am until 4pm to ensure safe operation of the lock until the repair.

Update on 06/10/2021:

Please be advised our local team will be onsite at Lock 57 on the Trent & Mersey Canal to carry out a repair to a steel bracket on the offside lock gate heel post, work will take place on Monday 18 October.

To maintain a safe working environment, navigation will be closed between 8am – 5pm.

Our team will remain onsite daily from 8am until 4pm to ensure safe operation of the lock until the repair. 

Update on 05/10/2021:

Please be advised, our team remain onsite daily from 8am until 4pm to ensure safe operation of Lock 57, Top Lock on the Trent & Mersey Canal, due to an issue with the heelpost.

Lock 57 will be padlocked and closed to navigation outside of these hours.

Our teams have organised a method of repair and are in the process or arranging a date to begin works.

A further update will be provided Tuesday, 19 October.

Update on 28/09/2021:

Please be advised, due to an issue with the heelpost at Lock 57, Top Lock on the Trent & Mersey Canal, our team will be onsite to ensure safe operation of the lock from 8am until 4pm, daily.

Lock 57 will be padlocked and closed to navigation outside of these hours.

Our teams continue to organise a method of repair and a further update will be provided Tuesday, 5 October.

RESTRICTION (3pm Tuesday 21 September 2021 until further notice)

Please be advised, due to an issue with the heelpost at Lock 57, Top Lock on the Trent & Mersey Canal, our team will be onsite to ensure safe operation of the lock from 8am until 4pm, daily.

Lock 57 will be padlocked and closed to navigation outside of these hours.

Our teams are currently organising a method of repair and an update will be provided Tuesday 28 September.

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