Foxton Locks Flight, Leicester Line (Grand Union Canal)

Detail

From Date: 06/01/2020 08:00

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

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Leicester Line (Grand Union Canal)

Starts at: Lock 8

Ends at: Lock 17

Upstream winding hole: Foxton Incline Arm, above Top Lock 8, Foxton Locks

Downstream winding hole: Junction with Market Harborough Arm

Updates

17/12/2019 14:54

We are taking the opportunity to replace an additional two gates (Locks 10 and 12) during the closure of the Foxton flight.  The stoppage dates are not affected. 

Works will now include: 

Lock 8: replace top gates, brickwork and ladder repairs.

Lock 9: ladder, brickwork and fender repairs.

Lock 10: replace bottom gates, ladder, brickwork and cill fender repairs.

Lock 11: replace bottom gates and repairs to brickwork, ladders and cill fender.

Lock 12: replace bottom gates and repairs to brickwork, cill fender and ladders.

Lock 13: replace top gates, brickwork and ladder repairs.

Lock 14: replace bottom gates, brickwork and ladder repairs.

Lock 15: repairs to brickwork, fendering and cills.

Lock 17: replace bottom gates, repairs to brickwork and ladders, increase landing area and extend the access ramp.

Description

Carry out repairs throughout the Foxton Locks flight, including:

Lock 8: replace top gates, brickwork and ladder repairs.

Lock 9: ladder, brickwork and fender repairs.

Lock 10: ladder, brickwork and cill fender repairs.

Lock 11: replace bottom gates and repairs to brickwork, ladders and cill fender.

Lock 12: reline bottom gates and repairs to brickwork, cill fender and ladders.

Lock 13: replace top gates, brickwork and ladder repairs.

Lock 14: replace bottom gates, brickwork and ladder repairs.

Lock 15: repairs to brickwork, fendering and cills.

Lock 17: replace bottom gates, repairs to brickwork and ladders, increase landing area and extend the access ramp.