Lock 1, Stamp End Lock, Lincoln, River Witham


From Date: 02/11/2020 08:00

To Date: 26/02/2021 16:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: River Witham

Starts at: Lock 1, Stamp End Lock

Ends at: Lock 1, Stamp End Lock

Upstream winding hole: Bridge 4

Downstream winding hole: Bridge 7


08/02/2021 17:48

Unfortunately, due to further delays to the repair of the lock gate gearbox, off site, we will be unable to complete the refurbishment of Stamp End Lock this week as hoped.

The navigation will need to be closed for a further two weeks but we will do everything we can to complete these works by 26th February 2021.

For the latest information regarding Covid-19 restrictions, please visit https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/safety-on-our-waterways/coronavirus

24/11/2020 12:06

After removal, stripping down and inspection, it was found the lock gate mechanism from Stamp End Lock requires much more extensive refurbishment work than originally anticipated. 

Unfortunately, this means the stoppage needs to be extended until 12th February 2021. 

We apologise for any inconvenience this longer closure may cause.


Refurbishment of the existing operating system for the guillotine gate arrangement.

01/06/2020:  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.