Aqueduct 3, Pratts Mill. Wyrley & Essington Canal

Notice Details
From Date:
1st November 2016
To Date:
12th February 2017 at 23:59 inclusive
Navigation Closure
3rd Party Works
Is Towpath Closed?
Notice updates:
20/12/2016 @ 13:53

Unfortunately due to difficulties in removing the high voltage cable this project has been extended by approximately 2 weeks

We apologize for any disruption this may cause


Pratts Mill Aqueduct is a Grade II listed two span aqueduct carrying, the Wyrley & Essington Canal and towpath over the twin track Walsall to Bloxwich railway line.

Network Rail requesting stoppage following further inspections to the aqueduct and the increased leakage to the asset. Defects included water leakage through the deck and abutments, deterioration of the masonry elements and corrosion damage to the superstructure. The parapets are also not to the right standards therefore they are to be upgraded.  The purpose of the scheme is to repair and refurbish the Aqueduct (Pratt’s Mill) by installing a waterproofing system

Wyrley & Essington Canal
Starts At:
Aqueduct 3 (Railway), Pratts Mill
Ends At:
Aqueduct 3 (Railway), Pratts Mill
Up Stream Winding Hole:
Junction with Walsall Canal, adjacent to Green Lane Bridge
Down Stream Winding Hole:
Junction with Cannock Extension Canal, adjacent to Pelsall Junction Bridge
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