From Date: 17/02/2020 08:00
To Date: 13/03/2020 16:00 inclusive
Type: Navigation Closure
Is the towpath closed? Yes
Closest waterway: Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal
Starts at: Bridge 29, Kinver Bridge
Ends at: 010
Upstream winding hole: Between Bridge 30 and Hyde Lock near Bratch (Hyde)
Downstream winding hole: Between Bridge 29 and Bridge 28
Lock 11, Kinver Lock: Carry out gate replacement and repairs, chamber brickwork repairs, quadrant and ladder works.
Kinver Water Pipe Bridge, Bridge 29: Third party contractors, Alfred Bagnell & Sons, will be grit blasting and repainting a gas main. An encapsulated scaffolding is to be erected across the navigation and towpath.
24/05/2019 10:06 - Tony Sands
As part of this stoppage, can you replace the paddle gear on the Hyde lock, as it is very hard and clunky to operate.
This section of the system has considerably heavy use as due to the hire boats based at Stourport.