Bradford On Avon Pumping Station, Kennet & Avon Canal

Detail

From Date: 18/01/2021 08:00

To Date: 12/02/2021 16:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Kennet & Avon Canal

Starts at: Lock 14, Bradford On Avon Lock

Ends at: Lock 14, Bradford On Avon Lock

Upstream winding hole: Devizes Wharf, above Lock 50 Top Lock.

Downstream winding hole: Between Bridge 179 and 181, Claverton

Description

Temporary installation of a fabric dam at the bottom end of Lock 14, to allow draining of the lock chamber and pump intake chambers. 

Carry out repairs to the pump intake chamber, sluice and trash screen grills.

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.