Stoppage and changes for widebeam booking required for Lock 48, Dudswell


From Date: 10/05/2019 00:00

To Date: 31/07/2019 18:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Grand Union Canal

Starts at: Lock 48, Dudswell Lock

Ends at: Lock 48, Dudswell Lock


29/07/2019 15:24

Lock 48, Dudswell, Grand Union Canal

Start 8am on Wednesday 31st July

End 6pm on Wednesday 31st July

Essential repairs are required to secure the top lock gate which is currently out of use. As soon as the repair work is completed, the lock will be fully operational once
again and wide-beam booking restriction will be lifted.

10/05/2019 14:40

To confirm that widebeams will not be able to travel through lock 48 the weekend of 11 and 12 May


Widebeam booking required for Lock 48 Dudswell

Please be advised that one gate at this lock is inoperable due to repairs required and one gate has been locked shut. 

Wide Beam boats wishing to travel through the lock must book passage from Monday 13 May onwards. Narrow boats do not require to be booked as one gate will be open for use.

Wide beam passage is available Monday - Friday (excluding bank holidays) from 9am until 3pm only and must be booked 24hrs in advance.

Please contact: or call Customer Services team: 0303 040 4040

This notice will be updated when further information becomes available.