Fault on Lock 5E


From Date: 01/02/2021 16:15

To Date: 31/03/2021 16:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Huddersfield Narrow Canal

Starts at: Lock 5 East, Paddock Foot Lock

Ends at: Lock 5 East, Paddock Foot Lock


11/02/2021 09:27

A structural fault has been identified which is prohibiting the safe use of this lock.

Investigations are currently underway and CCTV surveying is planned shortly.

We aim to have any necessary repairs completed by the end of March 2021.


 Please be advised that Lock 5E is currently non operational and closed to navigation.

Our Engineering team are investigating the fault and further updates on progress will follow.