Trent & Mersey Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Lock 42, Limekiln Lock - Towpath Side Update on 18/09/2020:   As investigations continued, a blocked by-wash culvert has also been discovered by Lock 42, Limekiln Towpath Side Lock on the Trent & Mersey Canal. Our engineer is currently in the process of organising a CCTV survey to establish the cause of the blocked by-wash […]
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Lee Navigation

Stoppages & Restrictions

Starts At: Bridge 21, High Bridge Ends At: Bridge 21A Sunday 20 September 2020 15:00 until Sunday 20 September 2020 21:00 Type: Towpath Closure Reason: Information   Original message:   Please be advised that the towpath from bridge 21, to bridge 21a on the Lee Navigation will be closed on Sunday 20th September from 3pm […]
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River Soar

Stoppages & Restrictions

Birstall Lock Approach Moorings Starts At: Lock 45 - Birstall Lock Ends At: Lock 45 - Birstall Lock RESTRICTION (until Friday 30 October 2020) Update on 18/09/2020:   Our maintenance team are now on site at Birstall Lock, carrying our the required repair works. They aim to complete these repair works within the next 6 […]
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Rubble Link

Stoppages & Restrictions

Starts At: Lock No. 8 Ends At: Lock No. 9, Sea Lock Gate RESTRICTION (until 7.30am Thursday 1 April 2021) Update on 18/09/2020:   Following thorough investigations and meetings with third parties, careful planning of the complex works to remove the obstruction, including works to install new bank protection, between Lock 8 and Lock 9 […]
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Leicester Line (Grand Union Canal)

Stoppages & Restrictions

Starts At: Bridge 55 Ends At: Bridge 56, Morton's Bridge NAVIGATION CLOSURE (Friday 18 September 2020 until further notice) A large tree has fallen, blocking the navigation. We are working with our contractors to remove the tree as soon as possible and will update this notice once this section is navigable.
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Kennet & Avon Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Lock 5, Kelston Lock NAVIGATION CLOSURE (10.15am Friday 18 September 2020 until further notice) We are sorry to advise that as part of the recovery to the incident at Twerton, Kelston Lock 5 will be closed to navigation from midday until further notice.
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Huddersfield Broad Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Low water between Lock 8 and lock 6 Huddersfield Broad Canal Starts At: Lock 8, Falls Lock Ends At: Lock 6, Riddings Lock Up Stream Winding Hole: Aspley Marina Down Stream Winding Hole: Below lock 1 Update on 18/09/2020: The water levels have improved and is open to passage. Update on 18/09/2020: We are awaiting […]
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Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigations

Stoppages & Restrictions

Forge Island - Rotherham Flood Alleviation Scheme Starts At: Main Street Bridge Ends At: Bridge Street Bridge ADVICE (until 8am Monday 30 November 2020) Update on 11/08/2020: Due to Covid-19, the works on Forge Island have been delayed. The works as part of the flood defence scheme are expected to be complete by the end of November. […]
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Aylesbury Arm (Grand Union Canal)

Stoppages & Restrictions

Lock 14 Broughton Lock Update on 18/09/2020: Please be advised that the crane boat which broke-down preventing the legs from retracting has now been fixed, and lock 14 has been re-opened to navigation. NAVIGATION CLOSURE (4pm Thursday 17 September 2020 until further notice) Due to the breakdown of one of our work boats at the […]
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Huddersfield Broad Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Low water between Lock 8 and lock 6 Starts At: Lock 8, Falls Lock Ends At: Lock 6, Riddings Lock Up Stream Winding Hole: Aspley Marina Down Stream Winding Hole: Below lock 1 RESTRICTION (11am Thursday 17 September 2020 until further notice) Due to a paddle being left up the canal is quite low between […]
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Kennet & Avon Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Starts At: Lock 54, Cadley Lock Ends At: Lock 61, Crossing Lock Update on 17/09/2020: Further to the update below. The summit pound (Cadley Lock to Crofton Top Lock) will be closed from 12:00 today. We will reopen the Summit from 08:00 to 12:00 on 18/09/2020 to facilitate passage. And will review the situation tomorrow […]
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New Junction Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Sykehouse Road Bridge 7 Update on 17/09/2020: Sykehouse Road Bridge 7 has now re-opened for navigation. NAVIGATION CLOSURE (4.15pm Wednesday 16 September 2020 until further notice) Sykehouse Road Bridge 7 is currently unavailable for passage. Engineers will attend the Bridge tomorrow the 17th of September to investigate further and the notice will be updated accordingly.
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Selby Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Tankards Bridge, Nr Haddlesey Flood Lock Up Stream Winding Hole: Above Lock Down Stream Winding Hole: Selby Basin Update on 18/09/2020: Engineers are currently assessing the situation and working on a plan to make the bridge safe. Until navigation under the bridge is safe fencing will be installed to prevent passage under the damaged bridge. […]
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Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Barrowford Reservoir ADVICE (3.30pm Wednesday 16 September 2020 until further notice) WARNING - Blue Green Algae   HEALTH HAZARD   at: Barrowford Reservoir A suspected bloom of blue-green algae has been found in this water. Swallowing the water or algal scum can cause stomach upsets or more serious health effects. Contact with the water or with […]
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