Lock 9, Napton Lock Flight, Oxford Canal


From Date: 04/11/2019 08:00

To Date: 22/11/2019 16:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Oxford Canal

Starts at: Lock 8, Napton Bottom Lock

Ends at: Lock 14, Adkins Lock

Upstream winding hole: Approx 185m Upstream of Lock 14, in entrance to canal arm feeder

Downstream winding hole: Approx 400m downstream of Lock 8


Following last winter's closure to rebuild the walls at Lock 9, a further stoppage is required to replace the temporary chamber copings with the specially manufactured brick coping stones.


14/06/2019 19:55 - Jim Smith

Seems a long duration to simply remove and replace some coping stones at the edge of the lock chamber. Hopefully you have ordered and received the stones in advance this time so you know they are correct already.