Lock 4, Aston, Birmingham & Fazeley Canal

Notice Details
From Date:
4th June 2018 at 08:00
To Date:
20th July 2018 at 17:00 inclusive
Type:
Navigation Closure
Reason:
Repair
Description:

Work is required at Aston Lock 4 to replace the bottom gate and repair the top gate.  This could not be completed during the winter stoppage programme due to the huge amount of other work that needed to be achieved across the area.    

Following consultation it has been agreed the Aston Lock 4 works will be carried out as a summer closure.  This means we can take advantage of better weather conditions and longer daylight hours.   There are also good alternative routes available via the Digbeth Branch and the Birmingham & Warwick Junction Canal. 

During the closure, additional work will be carried out at the lock to repair the chamber brickwork, repair copings and to improve the lock ladders.

 

Location:
Birmingham & Fazeley Canal
Starts At:
Lock 1, Aston Top Lock
Ends At:
Aston Lock 7
Up Stream Winding Hole:
The junction with Digbeth Branch (Birmingham & Fazeley Canal)
Down Stream Winding Hole:
Above Lock 8, near Whitehouse Street
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