Droitwich Barge Canal, Salwarpe


From Date: 22/05/2020 15:00

To Date: On-going

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Vegetation

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