Lock 1 Top Lock, Lock 4 & Lock 14, Audlem, Shropshire Union Canal


From Date: 04/01/2022 08:00

To Date: 18/02/2022 16:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Shropshire Union Canal

Starts at: Audlem Lock 14

Ends at: Audlem Lock 1

Upstream winding hole: Lock 13

Downstream winding hole: Bridge 79


A stoppage is required to carry out the following:

Lock 1 Top Lock, repair the top & bottom Gates to extend life & reduce leakage. Also, Lock Ladder & Quadrant Repairs

Lock 14, undertake repairs to lock quadrant.

While undertaking the other 2 repairs at Audlem, the team will also replace/modify the balance beam and fit a new baffle plate to the head gate at Lock 4.