Lock 45 Birstall Lock, Birstall, River Soar


From Date: 29/11/2019 08:00

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

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: River Soar

Starts at: Lock 45 Birstall Lock

Ends at: Lock 45 Birstall Lock

Upstream winding hole: Near Bridge 4, at the end of the straight mile.

Downstream winding hole: Thurmaston Lock 46.


22/11/2019 09:35

Due to delays on the stoppage at Belgrave Lock 44, as a result of flooding, the start of the stoppage at Birstall Lock 45 will now be delayed until Friday 29th November. 

This will allow a window of navigation on Thursday 28th November. 

The end date of the stoppage is not affected.


Carry out repairs to the cill and mitre, as well as repairs to the mooring wall.