Dee branch of Shropshire Union Canal


From Date: 23/06/2021 19:00

To Date: 23/06/2021 23:45 inclusive

Type: Navigation Restriction

Reason: 3rd Party Works

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Shropshire Union (Dee Branch)

Starts at: Bridge 127, Sealand Road, Dee Branch

Ends at: Lock No 3, River Dee Lock, Dee Branch

Upstream winding hole: Tower wharf, below Lock 1, Northgate Bottom Lock

Downstream winding hole: n/a


Please be advised that Third party contractors will be onsite between Bridge 127, Sealand Road and Lock 3 River Dee Lock on the Shropshire Union Canal, Dee branch Chester to remove the additional flood defence stop-planks. 

The Third Party Contractors working for the Environment Agency will be removing the remaining planks below lock 3 of the Dee Branch  to provide adequate water depth for craft, this will be done in the evenings to reduce disruption. 

Although the towpath will remain open, we politely ask customers to approach the area with caution, take note of any signage and listen to any advice that may be given by the contractors.