Foxhangers Pumping Station, Kennet & Avon Canal

Detail

From Date: 21/02/2022 08:00

To Date: 11/03/2022 16:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Kennet & Avon Canal

Starts at: Bridge 146 Lower Foxhangers Lock Bridge

Ends at: Lock 50, Kennet Lock (Top Lock)

Upstream winding hole: Devizes Wharf

Description

A stoppage is required to carry out work to the pumps and pipework within main station.

With no pumps operational then water resource will be low, and so the main lock flight will be closed during this time.

Please note winding is possible below bridge 146 but this is not a formal winding hole.