Foxton Locks - Grand Union Canal Leicester Line

Detail

From Date: 05/11/2020 00:00

To Date: 18/04/2021 00:00 inclusive

Type: Booking Information

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Leicester Line (Grand Union Canal)

Starts at: Lock 17

Ends at: Lock 8

Updates

12/04/2021 11:26

From the 12 April onwards there will be no further need to book passage via the office.

The locks will be open from 08:00 and the last boat in will be 18:15. 

Please liaise with lock keepers on site with regards your passage.  

31/03/2021 09:10

Foxton Lock flight will now be manned from 09.00, last boats to be penned through at 14.45. 

This is for liveaboards, or those needing to make a local journey as leisure boaters are not expected to stay overnight. 

Further updates will follow soon, after Government Announcements. 

05/01/2021 11:28

Following the announcement of new national restrictions on 04/01/2021, passage through the Foxton flight continues to be permitted only when booked in advance.

Passage will only be possible for essential travel as outlined on our FAQ's linked below.

https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/safety-on-our-waterways/coronavirus/coronavirus-and-boating-faqs

Please contact us on 0303 040 4040 or by emailing enquiries.eastmidlands@canalrivertrust.org.uk to arrange passage for essential travel only.

Please note that passage will only be possible Monday to Friday between the hours of 10:00 and 14:00. You must book before 12:00 the working day before you wish to travel through the locks.

You will not be able to book passage on site and must book advance using the contact details above.

We are keeping our response under constant review and may change our position according to latest government advice.

17/12/2020 14:25

Please note that passage through the Foxton flight between 24/12/2020 & 02/01/2020 must be requested by 16:30 on 23/12/2020.

As Foxton Locks sits in a tier 3 area passage is currently only permitted on a booked basis.

Apologies for any confusion caused by the previous update.

Please contact us on 0303 040 4040 or by emailing enquiries.eastmidlands@canalrivertrust.org.uk to arrange passage for essential travel only.

Please note that passage will only be possible Monday to Friday between the hours of 10:00 and 14:00. You must book before 12:00 the working day before you wish to travel through the locks.

You will not be able to book passage on site and must book advance using the contact details above.

We are keeping our response under constant review and may change our position according to latest government advice.

17/12/2020 14:11

Please note that passage through the Foxton flight between 24/12/2020 & 02/01/2020 must be requested by 16:30 on 23/12/2020.

As Foxton Locks sits in a tier 3 area passage is currently only permitted on a booked basis.

Apologies for any confusion caused by the previous update.

Please contact us on 0303 040 4040 or by emailing enquiries.eastmidlands@canalrivertrust.org.uk to arrange passage for essential travel only.

Please note that passage will only be possible Monday to Friday between the hours of 10:00 and 14:00. You must book before 12:00 the working day before you wish to travel through the locks.

You will not be able to book passage on site and must book advance using the contact details above.

We are keeping our response under constant review and may change our position according to latest government advice.

01/12/2020 10:17

As Foxton Locks sits in a tier 3 area passage is currently only permitted on a booked basis.

Apologies for any confusion caused by the previous update.

Please contact us on 0303 040 4040 or by emailing enquiries.eastmidlands@canalrivertrust.org.uk to arrange passage for essential travel only.

Please note that passage will only be possible Monday to Friday between the hours of 10:00 and 14:00. You must book before 12:00 the working day before you wish to travel through the locks.

You will not be able to book passage on site and must book advance using the contact details above.

We are keeping our response under constant review and may change our position according to latest government advice.

01/12/2020 09:44

Following the lifting of national restrictions Foxton Locks will now operate under normal winter opening hours.

From the 02 December 2020 until 28 March 2021 the flight will be manned from 09:00 until 15:30 with the last boat in at 2:45pm, 7 days a week.

These opening times will be kept under constant review and may change according to the latest government advice.

04/11/2020 16:14

From Thursday 5 November to Wednesday 2 December, Foxton Locks will be open only for emergencies and to access essential services such as water, pump out or waste.

Please contact us on 0303 040 4040 or by emailing enquiries.eastmidlands@canalrivertrust.org.uk to arrange passage for essential travel only.

Please note that passage will only be possible Monday to Friday between the hours of 10:00 and 14:00. You must book before 12:00 the working day before you wish to travel through the locks.

You will not be able to book passage on site and must book advance using the contact details above.

We are keeping our response under constant review and may change our position according to latest government advice.

Description

From Thursday 5 November to Wednesday 2 December, Foxton Locks will be open only for emergencies and to access essential services such as water, pump out or waste.

Please contact us on 0303 040 4040 or by emailing enquiries.eastmidlands@canalrivertrust.org.uk to arrange passage for essential travel only.

Please note that passage will only be possible Monday to Friday between the hours of 10:00 and 14:00. You must book by 12:00 the day before you wish to travel through the locks.

You will not be able to book passage on site and must book advance using the contact details above.

We are keeping our response under constant review and may change our position according to latest government advice.