Bridge 140C Lower Kings Road, and Bridge 140A Footbridge, Berkhamsted, Grand Union Canal.


From Date: 11/01/2021 08:00

To Date: 19/03/2021 16:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: 3rd Party Works

Is the towpath closed? Yes


Closest waterway: Grand Union Canal

Starts at: Lock 51 Gas 1 Lock

Ends at: Bridge 140C, Lower Kings Road

Upstream winding hole: Above Bridge 137, Lock 46, Cowroast

Downstream winding hole: Below Lock 61, Winkwell


07/01/2021 13:50

Hertfordshire County Council has confirmed the navigation will now be closed from Monday 11th January, not as we originally published. 

Please be aware the towpath will also be closed whilst bridge repairs are carried out. 

We apologise for any confusion caused by the change to this published start date.

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Contractors working on behalf of Hertfordshire County Council will be undertaking refurbishment works of both bridges, including concrete repairs, resurfacing and utility repairs.

04/05/2020:  The information above is a draft notice of works planned as part of our winter 2020/21 stoppages programme.  This is subject to change depending on the latest advice from the UK government on coronavirus.  Please follow our guidance relating to coronavirus when using the canals and towpaths