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

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.