Locks 64, 65 and 66, Great Bedwyn, Kennet & Avon 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: Kennet & Avon Canal

Starts at: 010

Ends at: 010

Upstream winding hole: Wolfhall, between Bridges 102 and 103

Downstream winding hole: Between Bridge 92 and 93

Updates

22/01/2019 09:22

Please be aware, as a safety measure to facilitate the repair works at Locks 64, 65 and 66, the whole section between Locks 63 and 67 will be closed to boat traffic.  This closure will be in place for the duration of the stoppage period.

02/10/2018 15:32

We are taking the opportunity during the closures at Locks 64 and 66, Great Bedwyn, to carry out urgent additional arising works at Lock 65.

Works will include:

Lock 64 - Reline top gates, carry out repairs to bottom gates, repair quoin stone and fit new anchor plates.

Lock 65 - Reline top gates, repair bottom gates.

Lock 66 - Reline and refit top gates, fit new anchor stones, repair bottom gates.

Due to the extent of the work now involved across the three locks, it will not be possible to incorporate a navigation window during the closure.  We do apologise for any inconvenience this might cause.

Description

Reline top and bottom gates and repairs to be made to copings. Replacement of  missing bricks and quoin stone.