Harris Lock (Lock 16), Kennet and Avon

Notice Details
From Date:
4th December 2018 at 08:00
To Date:
until further notice
Type:
Navigation Closure
Reason:
Repair
Notice updates:
06/12/2018 @ 10:20

Following the inspection it has been found that the bottom approach chamber wall support has collapsed.

Consequently the lock will remain closed until further notice.

Engineers are currently working on a method of repair.

An update will be issued on Friday 14th December

05/12/2018 @ 16:43

Following the inspection it has been found that the bottom approach chamber wall support has collapsed.

Consequently the lock will remain closed until further notice.

Engineers are currently working on a method of repair.

An update will be issued on Friday 14th December.

Description:

Lock 16 will be closed to boating traffic from 8am on Tuesday 4th December to 4pm on Thursday 6th December with the pound between Lock 15 and 16 being drained of water.

We are inspecting the lock before we carry out repairs to the chamber walls of Lock 16, which will be done as part of the winter stoppage planned to take place from 7th January 2019.

Please see seperate notice for our January winter stoppage plan for Lock 16.

 

Location:
Kennet & Avon Canal
Starts At:
Lock 15, Semington Lock
Ends At:
Lock 16, Harris Lock
Up Stream Winding Hole:
Bridge 150 Sells Green Swingbridge
Down Stream Winding Hole:
Whaddon 65ft Winding Hole
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