Thatcham - Towpath improvements


From Date: 02/09/2019 07:00

To Date: 31/10/2019 17:00 inclusive

Type: Advice

Reason: Inspection

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Kennet & Avon Canal

Starts at: Bridge 42,Thatcham Station Road

Ends at: Lock 89, Widmead Lock


29/10/2019 10:56

We are pleased to advise that the work has been completed and Thatcham moorings will be available once more from Thursday 31 October. 

We invite customers to contact the customer services team on 0303 040 4040 or at
should there be any specific questions regarding this notice.


Volunteers will be working alongside our construction team doing towpath improvement and bank protection works. This will be done between Thatcham Station Road Bridge (Bridge 42) and Widmead Lock (89).

The 48 hour mooring will be unavailable during this time as it will be used to moor a trust vessel.

The towpath will remain open.

Please follow advice from staff and volunteers on site.

In the case of an emergency please ring - Freephone Canals on 0800 4799947.