From Date: 12/04/2022 15:45

To Date: 12/09/2022 17:00 inclusive

Type: Towpath Closure

Reason: Structure failure

Is the towpath closed? Yes


Closest waterway: Worcester & Birmingham Canal.

Starts at: Bridge 30, Dumhampstead

Ends at: Dunhampstead Tunnel North East Portal


09/09/2022 12:54

The towpath & navigation will now be back open again from Monday 12th September.

Thank you for your patience.

24/08/2022 10:38

This is still on track to be completed by the end of September 2022

21/07/2022 19:39

Works are in progress and should be complete by the end of September. 

Navigation restrictions are in place and will be managed by the team delivering the work. 

20/06/2022 08:35

Works have been brought forward and are now due to start on July 4th, 2022

The towpath will be closed for up to 13 weeks

Navigation restrictions will be in place and will be managed by the team delivering the work. 

16/05/2022 20:08

Repair work to the Towpath is scheduled to start on July 25th, 2022. 

Work will take place from the water and navigation restrictions will be managed by the team delivering the repair. 

14/04/2022 13:10

Signage is in place and diversion around the closure can be found at the site. 

Unfortunately at this time, we aren't able to provide a completion date for the works.

Further updates will be provided in due course.


Towpath has collapsed and is not passable.

navigation isn't affected. 

I will update with the diversion asap