River Witham

Stoppages & Restrictions

Starts At: Lock 4, Boston Lock Ends At: Lock 1, Stamp End Lock ADVICE (7pm Friday 23 July until 6pm Tuesday 31 August 2021) We are aware of a high level of weed growth on the River Witham heading from Boston Locks towards Lincoln. Our contractors are into their third week of weed clearance on […]
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Worcester & Birmingham Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Adjacent to University Station Bridge 82, University Avenue ADVICE (7am-6pm Monday 26 July 2021) The navigation and towpath will remain open. Onsite on behalf of Volker Fitzpatrick will undertake a survey of the canal to determine the suitability of installing a fabric dam for future works. There will be an operative in the water to […]
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Trent & Mersey Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Lock 21, Colwich Lock Up Stream Winding Hole: Great Haywood Down Stream Winding Hole: Winding Hole, Rugeley bypass NAVIGATION CLOSURE (6-10am Tuesday 27 July 2021) Lock 21 is closed between 6am to 10am on Tuesday 27th July. Please bear with us when our teams repair damaged towpath top end paddle. The towpath will remain open […]
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River Soar

Stoppages & Restrictions

Approx 170m north of Bridge 42, Bishop Meadow Bridge RESTRICTION (7am Saturday 24 July 2021 until further notice) A boat has become stuck on a sand bank on the River Soar at the point where the River meets with the canalised section north of Bishop Meadow Lock - approximately 170m north of Bishop Meadow Bridge. […]
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River Great Ouse

Stoppages & Restrictions

Brampton Lock ADVICE (Thursday 22 July 2021 until rescinded) Please be aware that the left hand paddle at Brampton Lock is broken and currently out of action. We are working to rectify this problem as soon as possible but advise that the lock is still operablewith the remaining paddle.  
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River Severn Navigation

Stoppages & Restrictions

East Channel ADVICE (10am Friday 23 July 2021 until further notice) Update on 23/07/2021: Further to the notice below, please be advised that the obstruction in the navigation on the River Severn has now been marked by a buoy. Please exercise caution when passing. We will update this notice as more information becomes available.   […]
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Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Bridge 175, Niffany Swing Bridge Update on 23/07/2021: The vandalism has now been assessed, due to the extent of the damage and the parts required the contractors will return to site on Monday 26th July 2021 to commence repairs. A further update will be posted by close of business on Monday advising of progress and estimated […]
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Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Bridge 31, New Lane Swing Bridge Update on 23/07/2021: We are pleased to advise our contractors were able to carry out a temporary repair to the barrier at Bridge 31, New Lane Swing Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal and navigation has resumed. Once the required replacement parts are sourced, our contractors will be […]
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Montgomery Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

North Shropshire Reinforcement Project, Babbinswood Starts At: Perry Aqueduct, Ends At: Bridge 73, Railway Bridge ADVICE (8am Monday 26 July until 6pm Friday 30 July 2021) The navigation and towpath will remain open when third party contractors install new electricity cables over the canal and towpath approx. 250m south of Perry Aqueduct. Warning signs and […]
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Huddersfield Narrow Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Starts At: Lock 29 East Ends At: Lock 30 East Update on 23/07/2021: We are pleased to confirm that a repair has been made to the main void which has been sufficient enough to support the pound retaining water levels and the navigation has now reopened. NAVIGATION CLOSURE (6pm Wednesday 21 July 2021 until further […]
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River Ouse

Stoppages & Restrictions

Cawood Bridge - Swing not operational due to hot weather Update on 23/07/2021: Cawood Bridge is operational and the swing is able to be used ADVICE (5pm Wednesday 21 July 2021 until further notice) We have just been notified by North Yorkshire Council that Cawood Bridge is out of action, as it is unable to […]
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Kennet & Avon Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Bridge 85, Church Swingbridge Update on 22/07/2021: Further to the notice below, we are pleased to advise that Church Swingbridge has now been repaired and is fully operational.   ADVICE (4pm Wednesday 21 July 2021 until further notice) Please be advised that Church Swing Bridge is wedged in the open position and is currently inoperable. This […]
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Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Lock 73 on the Wigan Flight Starts At: Lock 74, Lock 10 Ends At: Lock 72, Lock 8 Update on 23/07/2021: Please be advised that the navigation is now open at Lock 73 on the Wigan Flight NAVIGATION CLOSURE (11.30am-3pm Friday 23 July 2021) Please be advised that Third Party Contractors will be onsite at Lock […]
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River Soar

Stoppages & Restrictions

Lock 58 - Ratcliffe Lock NAVIGATION CLOSURE (Wednesday 21 July 2021 until further notice) Due to a build up of silt and debris, the bottom gate is now at an angle, which is making passage through the lock extremely difficult. We are advising customers not to operate the lock at this moment in time. Our […]
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