Bridge 27, Padworth Swingbridge, Kennet & Avon


From Date: 13/03/2019 09:30

To Date: 13/03/2019 16:30 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Maintenance

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Kennet & Avon Canal

Starts at: Bridge 27, Padworth Swingbridge

Ends at: Bridge 27, Padworth Swingbridge

Upstream winding hole: Tyle Mill 72ft Winding Hole

Downstream winding hole: Padworth 72ft Winding Hole


Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks need to turn off the electricity supply to Padworth Swingbridge to allow essential maintenance to be safely carried out on the high voltage equipment at Padworth Quarry in the area of Padworth, Reading.

This work is essential as it will help make electricity supplies in the area more reliable in the future.

While the work is being carried out, the area will be without power for the shortest time necessary.