Lock 39, Longford, Penkridge, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal


From Date: 21/02/2022 08:00

To Date: 30/03/2022 16:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Staffordshire & Worcestershire Cnl

Starts at: Lock 39 Longford Lock

Ends at: Lock 39 Longford Lock

Upstream winding hole: Junction with Hatherton Canal

Downstream winding hole: Moat House Winding Hole


21/02/2022 16:27

Please note that the fabric dam has been put in place today. Scaffold will be set up on site on Wednesday 23rd Feb. We apologise for any confusion caused as this wasn't made clear on the last update to this notice. The start date of this stoppage is 21/02/2022.

11/02/2022 15:34

Due to unforeseen circumstances within our workshops manufacturing the Lock Gates, we have had to rephase the start and end dates of this stoppage. Navigation will be open from Monday 28th March but staff will be on site demobilising until Wednesday 30th March. We apologise for any inconvenience this has caused.

27/09/2021 09:24

Please note the end date of this stoppage has been moved forward.


A stoppage is required to carry out gate replacements, brickwork and ladder improvements.