Bridge 29, Kinver Water Pipe Bridge and Lock 11 Kinver Lock, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal

Detail

From Date: 17/02/2020 08:00

To Date: 13/03/2020 16:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? Yes

Location

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

Description

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.

Comments

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.

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