Lock 9 and Lock 10 Stourbridge Canal

Detail

From Date: 07/01/2019 08:00

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

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Stourbridge Canal

Starts at: 010

Ends at: 010

Upstream winding hole: Wordsley

Downstream winding hole: Stourbridge Town Arm (Stourbridge Canal)

Description

Lock 9 - Repair bottom gate and install handrails. Repair brickwork, and improve lock ladders. 

Lock 10 -  Replace top end gate and install handrails. Repair quadrants and realign kickers. Improve lock ladders. 

Our Customer Service teams will be also be completing some smaller, below water, tasks on the surrounding locks that fall within this stoppage.

Following customer feedback, we have delayed the start of this closure to allow additional cruising time over the new year period.  However, after a review of the work involved at both locations, the end date has been extended from that shown previously.