From Date: 06/01/2020 08:00
To Date: 21/02/2020 16:00 inclusive
Type: Navigation Closure
Is the towpath closed? No
Closest waterway: Leeds & Liverpool Canal
Starts at: Bridge 174, Thorlby Swing Bridge
Ends at: Bridge 174A, A59 Road Bridge
Upstream winding hole: North of Bridge 173, Highgate Swing Bridge
Downstream winding hole: Stirton Aqueduct
The works to remove the Thorlby sluice are being delayed until after Christmas to bring the stoppage in line with other closures in the area and to allow additional time to safely complete the works.
Please note the new dates for this stoppage.
The Trust is removing the Thorlby let-off sluice in order to stop leaks into the surrounding fields.