Lock 3, Hillmorton (includes Lock 2)


From Date: 03/01/2023 08:00

To Date: 03/03/2023 16:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Restriction

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? Yes


Closest waterway: Oxford Canal

Starts at: Lock 3, Hillmorton Bottom Lock (Os)

Ends at: Lock 3, Hillmorton Bottom Lock (Os)

Upstream winding hole: Winding Hole, Bridge 74

Downstream winding hole: Junction with the Grand Union.


24/02/2023 15:50

We would like to advise our customers that works will be continuing Lock 3 until 03/03/2023. However, our team have removed equipment and fencing so that Lock 2 will be passable for boaters by the end of today 24/02/2023. Please take care when passing the lock as our team will be working on Lock 3. After 03/03/2023 both locks will be open.

22/12/2022 17:07

Upstream winding hole updated. 


A stoppage is required to carry out replacement of the top & bottom gates.

We will also be carrying out repair works to the lock ladders and coping. 

Please note that throughout the duration of this stoppage, Lock 2 will not be passable. This is to ensure our Team on site can work safely.