Towney Lock 97, Lower Padworth, Kennet & Avon Canal


From Date: 11/11/2019 08:00

To Date: 13/12/2019 16:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Kennet & Avon Canal

Starts at: Lock 97, Towney Lock

Ends at: Bridge 27, Padworth Swingbridge

Upstream winding hole: Downstream of Lock 96

Downstream winding hole: Between Bridges 23 and 21


Works to include:

Adjustment of the bottom gates and replacement of timbers to prevent leakage at the mitre.  New timbers to be fitted against the quoin stone to reduce leakage. 

Reline both top gates and replace damaged collar. 

Fit  new walkways to top and bottom gates to reduce flexing.  Replace both timber cills, if required. 

Please note the revised dates for this closure and amended scope of works.