LOCK 16 to LOCK 17, Caldon Canal


From Date: 13/01/2020 12:00

To Date: 27/03/2020 18:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Maintenance

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Caldon Canal

Starts at: Lock 16 Oakmeadowford Lock

Ends at: Lock 17 Flint Mill Lock

Upstream winding hole: Upstream Lock 16 CL-022-003


25/03/2020 12:24

Work is now taking place to clear the silt in this section; the priority areas should be cleared by the end of Friday 27th March, and navigation will be possible after this date. 

Remember, as part of efforts to tackle the Coronavirus crisis, we are asking all boaters to stop non-essential travel, so please limit movements to access vital facilities – you can see more at https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/safety-on-our-waterways/coronavirus/coronavirus-and-boating-faqs

14/01/2020 10:50

A silt survey will be undertaken this week to enable us to programme works to get the silt removed. Timescales for the re-opening of the navigation to be advised as soon as possible.


Silt build up in channel