Advice: Lock 5 Top Gate, Glasson Branch

Detail

From Date: 18/05/2023 12:00

To Date: On-going

Type: Advice

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Glasson Branch (Lancaster Canal)

Starts at: Lock No.5

Ends at: Lock No.5

Updates

05/07/2023 16:12

Please be advised, whilst navigation is still possible, Lock 5 on the Glasson Branch will take longer than normal to fill.

A repair will be carried out once we have the required parts and resources. We politely request all customers to navigate with care during this time.

27/06/2023 10:02

Please be advised, whilst navigation is still possible, Lock 5 Top Gate on the Glasson Branch will take longer than normal to fill. 

Our teams are currently waiting parts for the repairs and we politely request all customers to navigate with caution during this time.

An update will be provided Tuesday 4th July.

09/06/2023 10:37

Please be advised the Glasson Branch is now closed to navigation due to low water. For more information click here:

https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/notices/25300-navigation-closure-low-water-between-bridges-1-to-bridge-7-glasson-branch-lancaster-canal

05/06/2023 16:47

Please be advised, following an inspection of Lock 5 Top Gate on the Glasson Branch, Lancaster Canal, we have noted an issue with the tailgate paddle. Whilst navigation is still possible, the lock will take longer than normal to fill.

Our teams are due to complete an inspection of the works required to repair the tailgate paddle.

An update will be provided Friday 16 June. 

Description

Please be advised, following an inspection of Lock 5 Top Gate on the Glasson Branch, Lancaster Canal, we have noted an issue with the tailgate paddle. Whilst navigation is still possible, the lock will take longer than normal to fill.

Our teams are currently investigating a method of repair and we politely request all customers to navigate with caution during this time.

An update will be provided Monday 5 June.