Bridge 219, Shipton Lift Bridge, Oxford Canal.


From Date: 21/11/2022 08:00

To Date: 16/12/2022 16:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Restriction

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Oxford Canal

Starts at: Bridge 219, Shipton Lift Bridge

Ends at: Bridge 219, Shipton Lift Bridge

Upstream winding hole: Between Bridge 215 (Caravan Lift Bridge) and Bridge 215A (Railway).

Downstream winding hole: Thrupp Wide, by Bridge 221, Oxford Canal.


A canal restriction is required for the installation of hydraulics to allow the bridge to be raised and lowered manually via turning of a handle. Boat passage through the bridge narrows will be possible three times a day (exact timings will be confirmed closer to the date)