Bridge 3 - Soar Lane to Bridge 5 - Northgate Road


From Date: 24/06/2020 00:00

To Date: 24/06/2020 23:59 inclusive

Type: Towpath Closure

Reason: Information

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: River Soar

Starts at: Bridge 3 Soar Lane (See Notes)

Ends at: Bridge 5 Northgate Road Bridge


The towpath between bridge 3 (Soar Lane) and bridge 5 (Northgate Road) will be temporarily closed while artists create a mural for the Leicester street art project, part of Community Roots Leicester and in partnership with Leicester City Council.

Navigation will not be restricted.

Towpath users can follow a temporary diversion (c500m) following Soar Lane and Northgate Road.

From 23rd May our canals and rivers are open for navigation. Our towpaths are also open for exercise or journeys to undertake essential work, but please try to avoid any stretches with boats moored against the towpath. Strictly observe social distancing at all times, following the latest advice from the government. Before you go by boat, bike or boot, remember to check your route.

Please follow the government advice – stay alert, control the virus, save lives.