From Date: 22/05/2020 15:00
To Date: On-going
Type: Navigation Closure
Is the towpath closed? Yes
Closest waterway: Droitwich Barge Canal
Upstream winding hole: Netherwich Basin
Downstream winding hole: Lock 8 Ladywood
Please be advised that due to environmental effects a large ash tree has come down and is blocking the entire navigation between Lock 8 and Salwarpe.
Our contractors have been notified and are enroute, we aim to have the tree removed as soon as possible however due to social distancing and safe working practices during these uncertain times, we cannot provide an accurate time / date for when the navigation will be re-opened.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
If you have any concerns or questions please direct them to