From Date: 04/01/2021 08:00
To Date: 06/02/2021 16:00 inclusive
Type: Navigation Closure
Reason: 3rd Party Works
Is the towpath closed? Yes
Closest waterway: Caldon Canal
Starts at: Bridge 24A Railway Bridge
Ends at: Bridge 24A Railway Bridge
Upstream winding hole: Endon Basin, between bridges 27 and 28.
Downstream winding hole: Foxley, between bridges 16a and 18.
Third party contractors working for Cadent Gas will be removing two redundant gas pipes which cross the canal at the railway bridge off Leek New Road.
The canal will not be dewatered but a fixed scaffold will be used so the canal and towpath will be closed.
The towpath is also a national cycle route and the closure will be agreed with Sustrans.
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 https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/coronavirus.