Lock 5, near Birchills, Walsall Canal


From Date: 04/07/2019 06:00

To Date: 05/07/2019 06:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Walsall Canal

Starts at: Lock 5, Walsall

Ends at: Lock 5, Walsall

Upstream winding hole: Junction of Wyrley & Essington Canal

Downstream winding hole: Junction of Walsall Town Arm


04/06/2019 14:38

Please be aware the navigation will now be closed at Lock 5 for only one day, on 4th July 2019.

We have changed the methodology for work on site, including replacement of the top gate, and this has reduced the requirement for a longer stoppage.  

Work will begin on 1st July and take 10 days to complete, so please take care if you are in the area.   


The navigation will be closed at Lock 5, Walsall, to carry out replacement of the top gate.