Between Bridge 35 Moores Lane to Bridge 39A Chain Bridge - River Soar

Detail

From Date: 03/01/2023 00:00

To Date: 10/12/2023 00:00 inclusive

Type: Towpath Restriction

Reason: Maintenance

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: River Soar

Starts at: Bridge 35, Moor Lane Bridge

Ends at: Bridge 39A Overhead

Updates

05/12/2023 15:26

The towpath is open between Bridge 35 Moores Lane to Bridge 39A Chain Bridge on the River Soar.  

The chippings will get a final sweep off this weekend and then the works will be completed.  

This last stage of the works will not impede users of the towpath, we just ask that they are mindful of the work taking place and proceed with care.  

16/10/2023 18:10

The towpath remains open between Bridge 35 Moores Lane to Bridge 39A Chain Bridge on the River Soar.  

Contractors have completed the spraying and chipping. 

The towpath is now fully open but this is not be the final finished surface.

This top coat of chippings will then be left on for six weeks with the final sweep off expected by the end of November, at which point the towpath work will be completed. 

09/10/2023 16:16

The towpath remains open between Bridge 35 Moores Lane to Bridge 39A Chain Bridge on the River Soar.  

Due to the recent bad weather, contractors were unfortunately unable to complete the spraying and chipping.  They are carrying on with the work this week, and all being well it should be completed by Friday 13th October. 

Trust representatives will be on site during this period to escort customers through.  

This top coat of chippings will then be left on for six weeks with the final sweep off expected by the end of November, at which point the towpath work will be completed.

06/10/2023 11:43

The towpath remains open between Bridge 35 Moores Lane to Bridge 39A Chain Bridge on the River Soar.  

Contractors have completed the spraying and chipping. 

The towpath is now fully open but this is not be the final finished surface.

This top coat of chippings will then be left on for six weeks with the final sweep off expected by the middle of November, at which point the towpath work will be completed. 

28/09/2023 18:34

The towpath remains open between Bridge 35 Moores Lane to Bridge 39A Chain Bridge on the River Soar.  

Contractors were unable to complete the spraying and chipping due to recent wet weather conditions.  They will be back  on site from the 2nd October, and the work will take approximately 5 days.  Trust representatives will be on site during this period to escort customers through.  

The towpath should be fully open by the 6th October 2023, but this will not be the final finished surface.

This top coat of chippings will then be left on for six weeks with the final sweep off expected by the middle of November, at which point the towpath work will be completed. 

27/09/2023 16:37

The towpath remains open between Bridge 35 Moores Lane to Bridge 39A Chain Bridge on the River Soar.  

Contractors were unable to complete the spraying and chipping due to recent wet weather conditions.  They are now on site and have commenced the work, which will take approximately 5 days.  Trust representatives will be on site during this period to escort customers through.  

The towpath should be fully open by the 2nd October 2023, but this will not be the final finished surface.

This top coat of chippings will then be left on for six weeks with the final sweep off expected by the middle of November, at which point the towpath work will be completed.  

04/08/2023 09:40

The towpath remains open between Bridge 35 Moores Lane to Bridge 39A Chain Bridge on the River Soar.  

Contractors were unable to complete the spraying and chipping due to recent wet weather conditions.  They plan to commence spraying and chipping from the 14th August, which it will take approximately 5 days.  

Trust representatives will be on site during this period to escort customers through.  

This top coat of chippings will then be left on for six weeks with the final sweep off expected by the end of September, at which point the towpath work will be completed.  

We will update the website on the 25th September or as soon as we have further updates. 

01/08/2023 13:29

The towpath remains open between Bridge 35 Moores Lane to Bridge 39A Chain Bridge on the River Soar.

Contractors have now sprayed and chipped the whole length.

This top coat of chippings will now be left on for six weeks with the final sweep off expected by the 4th September, at which point the towpath work will be completed.  

We will update the website on the 15th August with further updates. 

03/07/2023 14:35

The towpath remains open between Bridge 35 Moores Lane to Bridge 39A Chain Bridge on the River Soar.

Contractors are due to spray and chip the whole length from 24th July, which will mean another temporary closure while this work takes place.  Signage will be put in place to advise accordingly. 

This top coat of chippings is left on for six weeks with the final sweep off expected by the 4th September, at which point the towpath work will be completed.  

We will update the website on the 31st July with more information. 

06/06/2023 18:01

Loughborough towpath update - The first stage of works is complete and the towpath is now currently open between Bridge 35 Moores Lane to Bridge 39A Chain Bridge on the River Soar.

Mid July, our chipping contractor will be on site to spray and chip the whole length, which will mean another temporary closure while this work takes place.  

This is left on for six weeks with the final sweep off expected by 20th July, at which point the towpath will be re-opened again.  

We will update the website on the 3rd July with more information. 

12/05/2023 12:45

To ensure the safety of the public and our contractors the towpath continues to be closed between Bridge 35 Moores Lane to Bridge 39A Chain Bridge on the River Soar.

The project is to improve 2km of Grand Union Canal towpath through Loughborough town centre from Bridge 39a to Bridge 35.  

Our contractors aim to complete the construction work by 6th June. 

Our chipping contractor will then be on site to spray and chip the whole length.  This is left on for six weeks with the final sweep off expected by 20th July, at which point the towpath will be re-opened and accessible as normal.

We will update the website on the 6th June. 

04/04/2023 15:50

To ensure the safety of the public and our contractors the towpath will be closed between Bridge 35 Moores Lane to Bridge 39A Chain Bridge on the River Soar.

This is for improvement works starting on 3rd January for 16 weeks.

The project is to improve 2km of Grand Union Canal towpath through Loughborough town centre from Bridge 39a to Bridge 35. This will include upgrading to provide a consistent high standard tar and chip surface, install sheet piled washwall ,remove barriers and improve access points. 

Mooring is suspended at this location whilst the works are  being completed.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, and thank you for your patience during this period of improvement work.

Description

To ensure the safety of the public and our contractors the towpath will be closed between Bridge 35 Moores Lane to Bridge 39A Chain Bridge on the River Soar.

This is for improvement works starting on 3rd January for 16 weeks.

The project is to improve 2km of Grand Union Canal towpath through Loughborough town centre from Bridge 39a to Bridge 35. This will include upgrading to provide a consistent high standard tar and chip surface, install sheet piled washwall ,remove barriers and improve access points. 

Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience as these improvement works are carried out.