Lock 53 Highfield Road (Blackburn Lock 2), Leeds & Liverpool Canal


From Date: 08/03/2021 08:00

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

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Starts at: Lock 54, Lock 3 Hall Street

Ends at: Lock 52, Top Lock

Upstream winding hole: Above Bridge 103Aa, Eanam Footbridge

Downstream winding hole: Bridge 96 Bower House Fold Bridge.


Carry out repairs to the bottom gates, including the offside cill, to prevent leakage.

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.