Lock 5, Swarkestone Lock, Trent and Mersey Canal


From Date: 10/02/2019 08:00

To Date: 15/03/2019 16:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Trent & Mersey Canal

Starts at: 010

Ends at: 010

Upstream winding hole: Willington

Downstream winding hole: Sarson's Bridge


06/02/2019 16:38

Please be aware, due to the by-wash stonework repairs at Swarkestone Lock 5,  water levels in the pound between Swarkestone Lock 5 and Stenson Lock 6 will be artificially lowered by 6 inches (150mm) during the stoppage period.


Carry out repairs to the by-wash walls, lock spindles and paddles.