Devizes, Cemetery Road Bridge 140 to Town Bridge 141

Notice Details
From Date:
24th May 2017 at 08:00
To Date:
14th July 2017 at 17:00 inclusive
Towpath Closure
3rd Party Works
Is Towpath Closed?
Notice updates:
26/06/2017 @ 17:07

Please note that the estimated completion date for the towpath resurfacing between Devizes Town Bridge 141 and Cemetery Road Bridge 140 has been changed to 14th July. 

10/05/2017 @ 16:02

Please be advised that mooring will be limited between Devizes Town Bridge 141 and Cemetery Road Bridge 140 from 24th May – 30th June.

This is for the safety of our visitors whilst a new towpath is being constructed.  Localised signage will be put in place to show where it is safe to moor, but this will be temporarily restricted to approximately four boats. 

At times during the works, the whole length will need to be closed for mooring whilst certain operations are being carried out.  This is to ensure that boats are not damaged by stone chippings.

We appreciate your patience with these restrictions as we endeavour to make long term improvements to the area.


07/04/2017 @ 14:36

To minimise any disruption to customers over the Easter and early May bank holiday period, the planned works are now due to start on Tuesday, 2nd May 2017. 

The work has been scheduled to be completed within 8 weeks. 




Works will be starting on site on Monday, 20th March 2017 to upgrade the towpath between Devizes Cemetery Road Bridge and Devizes Town Bridge and are currently scheduled to be completed by 5th May 2017.  

The towpath will be closed for the duration of the works.

Kier are aware there will be some disruption to boats and crew mooring up to use the locks, but lock usage will still be possible.

Some moorings will remain open and will be managed on site dependant on the operation being carried out.  Our contractors will work with boaters to ensure safe access.

Canal & River Trust are also aware that events will be taking place during this time period and will endeavour to make the towpath safe for users at these times. 



Kennet & Avon Canal
Starts At:
Bridge 140, Cemetery Road
Ends At:
Bridge 141, Devizes Town
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