Lock 16, Harris Lock, Semington, Kennet & Avon Canal

Notice Details
From Date:
7th January 2019 at 08:00
To Date:
15th March 2019 at 16:00 inclusive
Type:
Navigation Closure
Reason:
Repair
Is Towpath Closed?
Yes
Notice updates:
15/01/2019 @ 12:10

Further to our last update, please be aware, for safety reasons, the towpath will also be closed from 21st January and will remain closed until completion of the repairs in March. 

An alternative route is available via the public rights of way to the south of the canal, and a map will be displayed on site.  

09/01/2019 @ 15:44

Following the failure of the offside approach wall on 4th December 2018, the scope of the work has now increased over and above that originally anticipated. 

We are working with our contract partner to undertake a full repair.  We are currently developing the programme but works will be completed no later than 15th March 2019. 

Further updates will be issued as the works progress.

20/09/2018 @ 16:03

The navigation at Lock 16 will be dewatered to allow a full investigation of the condition of the lock.  Emergency repairs will be carried out during the closure, as appropriate.

Following consultation with local customers and stakeholders, the closure has been re-programmed and will now take place after Christmas, as originally planned.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Description:

The navigation will be dewatered to allow a full investigation of the condition of the lock. 

Emergency repairs will be carried out during the closure, as appropriate.

This stoppage will now take place before Christmas to bring it in line with other works in the area.

Location:
Kennet & Avon Canal
Starts At:
Lock 16, Harris Lock
Ends At:
Lock 16, Harris Lock
Up Stream Winding Hole:
Foxhangers Wharf
Down Stream Winding Hole:
Whaddon, between Bridges 161 and 162
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