Planned Stoppages Listings

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For Canal & River Trust: canalrivertrust.org.uk>>

Winter stoppages 2019-2020: www.canalrivertrust.org.uk/media/report/winter-notices.pdf

For River Thames: www.gov.uk/river-thames-conditions-closures-restrictions-and-lock-closures.

For Avon Navigation Trust: avonnavigationtrust.org>>

For Bridgewater Canal Company: bridgewatercanal.co.uk>>

The Environment Agency’s Thames winter works: www.gov.uk/river-thames-conditions-closures-restrictions-and-lock-closures.

CRT Enquiries: 03030 404040 unless indicated otherwise


Please note: The following events appear in the order that the dates are posted to the website with the newest listings at the top of the list.

Planned Stoppages Listings

Towpath closure and no mooring
Starts At: Bridge 7, Old Oak Lane (A4000)
Ends At: Bridge 6, Scrubbs Lane (A219)

TOWPATH CLOSURE (Monday 13 July until Tuesday 10 November 2020)

Please be advised of works required by National Grid, involving the decommissioning of apparatus located along the towing path extending from Old Oak Lane to Scrubs Lane
Due to the complexity of the works involved the towpath will be closed to ensure the safety of our customers. Please follow local diversion route that will be available throughout the period of the closure

Kilnhurst Road Railway Wall Repairs
Kilnhurst Station Road Bridge 46

RESTRICTION (8am Monday 13 July until 6pm Friday 24 July 2020)

Contractors are repairing the wall which supports the railway including minor vegetation clearance and repointing.
Boaters and other navigation traffic who may be passing by may have delays of up to 20 minutes.

Hundred Foot River

Planned Stoppages

TL 42843 79637 to TL 42549 79029 & TL 41969 78247 to TL 41345 77417

RESTRICTION (Wednesday 15 July until September 2020)

Please be aware de-silting works will be taking place along this stretch of river from 15 July 2020. Work will be carried out using land based machines from Cradge bank. You might encounter a short restriction where up to 30 minute delay may be experienced.

Please exercise caution when navigating in this area and take heed of any safety signage or instructions from the contractors on site.

Nottingham City Centre
Starts At: Bridge 7 – Carrington St
Ends At: Bridge 5 – Trent St Road

TOWPATH CLOSURE (Monday 13 July until Wednesday 19 August 2020)

Morgan Sindall, working for VITA Student Living and in conjunction with Canal & River Trust and Nottingham City Council, will be working here from 13/07/2020 to 19/08/2020.

The Towpath will be CLOSED for the duration of the works. 

Boaters are requested not to moor along this section of towpath.

They are helping make life better by water by installing a new public open space with access linking the Towpath of the Nottingham & Beeston Canal with Trent Street.

Trent & Mersey Canal

Planned Stoppages

Bridge 192, Wincham Hotel

RESTRICTION (8am Monday 13 July until 5pm Friday 7 August 2020)

Please be advised Third party contractors, working for Cheshire West & Chester Council, will be onsite to carry out repairs to the underside of the bridge and repainting the parapet handrails on both sides of Bridge 192, Wincham Hotel Bridge on the Trent & Mersey Canal.

To be able to carry out maintenance of the bridge & parapet, temporary overhead scaffold and pontoon will be in place.

We politely request all customers to approach the area with caution and be prepared to stop whilst the pontoon is moved out the way.

Please listen to any advice that may be given by the onsite banksmen to take note of the signage onsite.

 

Trent & Mersey Canal

Planned Stoppages

Bridge 184, Broken Cross Bridge

ADVICE (8am Monday 13 July until 5pm Friday 24 July 2020)

Please be advised Third party contractors, working for Cheshire West & Chester Council, will be onsite to carry out repairs and repainting the parapet handrails on both sides of Bridge 184, Broken Cross Bridge on the Trent & Mersey Canal.To be able to carry out maintenance of the bridge & parapet, temporary overhead scaffold will be in place.
The canal and towpath will remain open but we politely request all customers to approach the area with caution and be prepared to stop if asked to do so.
Please listen to any advice that may be given by the onsite banksmen to take note of the signage onsite.

River Great Ouse

Planned Stoppages

Denver & Relief Channel Locks

NAVIGATION CLOSURE (9am-2pm Thursday 9 July 2020)

Please be aware that the Denver & Relief Channel Locks will be closed on Thursday 09 July 2020 from approximately 9am to approximately 2pm, due to the electricity supply being shut down for essential tree maintenance works.

For further information, please contact UK Power Networks on 0800 31 631 05 and quote reference number INCD-4490-C

 

Scour Protection Works
Rainbow Bridge 60

RESTRICTION (8am Monday 6 July until 6pm Wednesday 30 September 2020)

Stobart Rail & Civils require access to the railway bridge to excavate loose material and fill in the river bed with rock armour to protect from scour.
Boaters and other navigation traffic who may be passing by are asked to give up to 20 minutes to enable the Contractor to move any equipment out of the way.

Trent & Mersey Canal

Planned Stoppages

Bridge 132, Station Road, Kidsgrove

TOWPATH CLOSURE (7am Thursday 9 July until 11.45pm Friday 21 August 2020)

The towpath will be closed overnight from 8pm to 6am between 13/07/20 and 21/08/20 when third party contractors carry out repairs to a bridge via temporary pontoon and scaffold. For the duration of the works, navigation and towpath will remain open but boaters should approach with caution and may be asked to wait a few minutes for the pontoon to be moved out of the way. Sustrans has been informed. Warning signs and banksmen will be used. Thank you for your co-operation.

Grand Union Canal

Planned Stoppages

Towpath Closure & Mooring Suspension, West Drayton
Starts At: Bridge 192, Colham Bridge (A408)
Ends At: Bridge 191, Trout Road Bridge

TOWPATH CLOSURE (Monday 6 July until Monday 12 October 2020)

Hillingdon Council have commissioned O’HARA BROS Surfacing ltd to undertake towpath improvement works at West Drayton as part of the Cycleways Scheme.

The towpath will be closed for 14 weeks. A clear, well sign posted diversion will be in place whilst the works are being undertaken.

Between Hawkesbury Junction to Bridge 9A, Coventry Canal

Intersection of: Junction Bridge to Junction Bridge on Oxford Canal and Bridge 11A to Bridge 9A on Coventry Canal

TOWPATH CLOSURE (8am Monday 6 July until 6pm Friday 14 August 2020)

Towpath is closed between Hawkesbury Junction and Bridge 9A for a six-week period as part of the City of Culture improvement works. During this first phase of the project, the Canal & River Trust is working together with Coventry City Council to undertake towpath improvement works. The towpath will need to be closed so our contractors can undertake the works in a safe manner.

Kennet & Avon Canal

Planned Stoppages

Lock 94, Woolhampton Lock

ADVICE (8am Monday 6 July until 6pm Thursday 9 July 2020)

We are pleased to advise that we will be dredging downstream of Woolhampton Lock between 6th and 9th of July, to remove gravel deposits which are affecting the navigation.

We will be working with an excavator from the bank so whilst both the canal and towpath will remain open, we ask boaters and pedestrians to pass the working area with caution and follow advice of the site team in order to keep everyone safe.

Grand Union Canal

Planned Stoppages

Brentford Visitor – S1 Moorings

ADVICE (9am Monday 6 July until Wednesday 30 September 2020)

Electricity supply to the powered bollards at Brentford Visitor – S1 Moorings will be temporarily unavailable due to a metering supply issue. This period of outage will allow for the correct meter max system to be retrofitted.

This will not affect the water supply.

Chesterfield Canal

Planned Stoppages

Inspection Worksop
Bridge 45A, Manton Railway Viaduct

RESTRICTION (8am Wednesday 8 July until 6pm Thursday 9 July 2020)

Spartan Rescue are undertaking a bridge inspection of a Network Rail Structure.
Boaters and other navigation traffic who may be passing by are asked to give for up to 20 minutes to enable the pontoon to move out of place.

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