Kennet & Avon Canal - Crofton Lock Flight, between lock 60 and lock 61


From Date: 01/04/2023 09:30

To Date: 30/06/2023 23:59 inclusive

Type: Towpath Closure

Reason: (Re)Construction

Is the towpath closed? Yes


Closest waterway: Kennet & Avon Canal

Starts at: Lock 60, Crofton Lock

Ends at: Lock 61, Crossing Lock

Upstream winding hole: Winding Hole, Fore Bridge

Downstream winding hole: Winding Hole - Wootton Rivers


Please be advised that the towpath between lock 60 and lock 61 will be closed, due to ongoing major construction works at the Crofton Pumping Station.

Boaters will be able to access on /off boats from the towpath side upstream of lock 61 as normal. However, access on /off boats will only be possible downstream of lock 60 via a floating pontoon.

Please follow local signed walking routes on both sides of the lock chamber at lock 60 and respect the site boundaries for your own safety.

The towpath diversion currently in place between Lock 58 and Lock 61 for non-boating towpath users will remain in place until June 2023.

There is no through route between lock 60 and lock 61 or around the perimeter of Wilton Water via Public Rights of Way.

Please refer to local diversion routes in the area.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused during this time.

You are welcome to contact us at [email protected] or 03030 404040 if you would like to discuss this information with a member of our Customer Service Team