Collapsed Lock Landing & towpath closure, Woodside Mills - Elland

Detail

From Date: 13/01/2020 08:00

To Date: On-going

Type: Towpath Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? Yes

Location

Closest waterway: Calder & Hebble Navigation

Starts at: Bridge 3, Woodside Mills

Ends at: Bridge 2, Elland

Updates

16/04/2021 09:51

**update**

A towpath diversion is still in place around the broken permanent lock landing at Woodside Mills (Bridge 3) to Elland (Bridge 2).

Towpath remains closed, but a diversion is in place.

We will update this notice when we have further information.

16/04/2021 09:10

 ***Amended notice***

A towpath diversion is still in place around the broken permanent lower lock landing from Figure of 3 top lock and Horbury Basin.

Towpath remains closed, but a diversion is in place.

15/04/2021 17:29

The towpath is open for use.

There is still a temporary lock landing in use as the repair to the permanent lock landing has not yet been undertaken

19/03/2021 07:56

It is anticipated that the repair of the lock landing and towpath will be completed during Spring 2021.

The temporary landing continues to be in use and the towpath diversion remains in place.

07/08/2020 11:24

Repairs to the collapsed lock landing and towpath are required.

It is anticipated that the works will be completed by Spring 2021. 

The towpath will be closed until the works have been carried out and a diversion route and signage will be in place from Bridge 3 Woodside Mills to Elland Bed Centre.

We will update this notice when further information is available.

26/03/2020 08:55

Customers are asked to only move if essential to reach services and to follow government guidance at all times

10/03/2020 14:13

We have been advised by the Contractor that this work will now extended until 31st March.

14/02/2020 15:24

We have been advised by the Contractor that this work will now extended until 29th February.

24/01/2020 14:05

We have been advised by the Contractor that this work will now extended until 9th February due to delays with the building demolition.

02/01/2020 10:55

We have been advised by the Contractor that this work will now be carried out between the 13th January and  31st January.

Description

Demolition of the Malting's Building will be taking place and it is necessary to close the towpath to ensure the safety of the public. There will a diversion in place.

Restrictions will also be in place on the navigation. There may be delays of up to 20 minutes whilst activities halt to allow safe passage.

Please can skippers of all craft slow down and approach the area with caution.