Whitley Lock, Aire & Calder Navigation


From Date: 31/05/2021 15:30

To Date: 10/06/2021 09:45 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Structure failure

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Aire & Calder Navigation Main Line

Starts at: Lock 12, Whitley Lock

Ends at: Lock 12, Whitley Lock



The issues have been resolved and Whitley Lock is operational.

There is a fault with the hydraulics at the lock that is preventing operation of the lock gates and sluices.

Our water team are attending site to see if they can resolve. Our mechanical and engineering support have been contacted for assistance but are currently on an emergency call out on another waterway.  It may be as long as 4 hours before they can attend site.

This notice will be updated when new information is available regarding resolving the issue.

We apologise for the inconvenience caused.