North Stratford Canal

Planned Stoppages

Tree cutting East of the Brandwood Tunnel East Portal Update on 26/01/21: This notice will be revised with more up-to-date information. Thank you. TOWPATH CLOSURE (8am Monday 8 February until 5pm Friday 12 February 2021) The towpath will be close when contractors on behalf of Western Power cut back trees at the top of the […]
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Aire & Calder Navigation Main Line

Planned Stoppages

Culvert 14, Don Drain - Towpath closure at Breach Site TOWPATH CLOSURE (8am Monday 18 January until 6pm Sunday 27 June 2021) Following a breach over the Christmas period adjacent to culvert 14 on the Aire & Calder, an area of the canal is to be dewatered to enable investigation works and a permanent solution […]
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River Ouse

Planned Stoppages

Skelton Railway Bridge Dive Inspection Skelton Flat Rail Bridge RESTRICTION (8am Tuesday 19 January until 6pm Wednesday 20 January 2021) Our Contractors will be carrying out an inspection of the Bridge structure for a routine maintenance check on the underwater elements using divers. Boaters and other navigation traffic who may be passing by may experience […]
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Birmingham & Fazeley Canal

Planned Stoppages

Towpath adjacent to Tolsons Mill, Fazeley Watling Street Bridge ADVICE (8am Monday 18 January until 4pm Friday 31 December 2021) The navigation and towpath will remain open. Scaffolding will be installed on the Canal and River Trust’s land behind the towpath to facilitate the refurbishment of Tolsons Mill. The towpath will remain open during the […]
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Lee Navigation

Planned Stoppages

Site Survey, Tumbling Bay Starts At: Bridge 64, Ware Bridge Ends At: Lock 3, Hardmead Lock ADVICE (8am Monday 11 January until 5pm Thursday 14 January 2021) A site survey is being undertaken on the offside at Tumbling Bay, Star Street, Ware, SG12 7AW on the Lee Navigation. This is part of works to install […]
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Chesterfield Canal

Planned Stoppages

Shireoaks tree cutting for safety of powerlines Starts At: Boundary Lock Bywash Footbridge Ends At: Bridge 38, Station Road Bridge RESTRICTION (8am-6pm Monday 14 December 2020) Contractors are undertaking works to cut back the trees to ensure safety to the powerlines. The trees to be worked on are at the back of the towpath, so […]
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Grand Union Canal

Planned Stoppages

Gas pipe footbridge 300metres South of Bridge 80, Rowood Lane Bridge 79A, Solihull Gas Footbridge ADVICE (8am Monday 7 December until 6pm Wednesday 16 December 2020) The navigation and towpath will remain open. Balfour Beatty will erect scaffolding across the navigation and towpath to enable the safe removal of a gas pipe from the pipe […]
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Grand Union Canal

Planned Stoppages

Offside canal bank below Cape Bottom Lock Starts At: Footbridge, Cape Bottom Lock ADVICE (8am Monday 7 December until 6pm Friday 11 December 2020) The canal and towpath will remain open. Arboriculture contractors will be clearing low level vegetation from the offside to facilitate site investigation works for future works on the adjacent land. An […]
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New Mainline

Planned Stoppages

Rabone Lane Bridge, Rabone Lane ADVICE (8am-6pm Tuesday 1 December 2020) The navigation and towpath will remain open. Contractors on behalf of Sandwell MBC will undertake an inspection of the bridge from a floating pontoon. We kindly ask customers to follow directions and take extra care when passing through the work area.
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Dudley No 1 Canal

Planned Stoppages

Visitor moorings between Greens Bridge and Daniels Land Bailey Bridge, Merry Hill ADVICE (8am Thursday 27 August until 6pm Wednesday 2 September 2020) Merry Hill Floating Market over the weekend of 29th to 31st August 2020. As a result we are temporarily suspending visitor moorings South of Greens Bridge and Daniels Land Bailey Bridge between […]
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Limehouse Cut

Planned Stoppages

Mooring/Towpath Suspension between Commercial Rd. to Burdett Rd Access Point TOWPATH CLOSURE (7am Monday 10 August 2020 until 6pm  Friday 13 August 2021) Update on 22/05/2020: Due to Covid-19 restrictions the developers have not been able to progress works onsite as they had planned. Plans have been changed to commence work on 10 August 2020 […]
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Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Planned Stoppages

Starts At: Bridge 225H, Railway Bridge Ends At: Bridge 226, Office Lock Bridge Update on 30/03/2020: Apologies the below note was added in error, the towpath in this location remains closed. Update on 26/03/2020: Customers are asked to only move if essential to reach services and to follow government guidance at all times. ADVICE (8am […]
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