From Date: 06/01/2020 08:00
To Date: 13/03/2020 16:00 inclusive
Type: Navigation Closure
Is the towpath closed? Yes
Closest waterway: Kennet & Avon Canal
Starts at: Lock 55, Crofton Top Lock
Ends at: Lock 63, Beech Grove Lock
Upstream winding hole: Adjacant to bridge 109
Downstream winding hole: Between Bridges 93 and 92
A closure is required to carry out the following repairs in the Crofton area.
Lock 56: Repairs to the top and bottom lock gates. Repairs to the hand rail. Repairs to the ground sluice to reduce leakage.
Lock 60 and downstream canal pound: Construction of a new pumping station (towpath side, adjacent to Wilton Water). Removal and replacement of the pumping main across the towpath and through the canal bed.
Lock 61: Repairs to the top and bottom gates. Repairs to missing brickwork in the lock chamber.
Lock 63: Repairs to the top and bottom gates in order to reduce leakage.
Please be aware the towpath will be closed between Locks 58 (Bridge 101) and 61 (Bridge 100).