River Aire Flap Valve Inspection Works


From Date: 05/12/2019 09:00

To Date: 06/12/2019 17:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Restriction

Reason: 3rd Party Works

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Aire & Calder Navigation Main Line

Starts at: Victoria Bridge

Ends at: Bridge over river next to Knostrop Lock


03/12/2019 09:36

These works have been delayed due to adverse weather conditions. 

We have been advised that the works are now taking place on 5th & 6th December.

25/11/2019 10:32

Due to recent adverse weather conditions these works have been extended until 29 November.


Leeds City Council will be undertaking inspections of their flap valves along the River Aire at different locations.

Inspection of various structures at the edges of the river along the stretch from Crown Point Bridge to Leeds City Station. Works will be on a pontoon and navigation will not be disrupted.

Can skippers off all craft please slow down and approach this stretch of the river with caution. Please allow up to 20 minutes to pass to enable to pontoon to move out of the way.