Advice: Lock 11, Beeston Iron Lock, Shropshire Union Canal

Detail

From Date: 15/06/2023 15:00

To Date: On-going

Type: Advice

Reason: Information

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Shropshire Union Canal

Starts at: Lock 11, Beeston Iron Lock

Ends at: Lock 11, Beeston Iron Lock

Updates

28/06/2023 15:46

Please be advised our teams will continue to monitor the obstruction until the removal can be prioritised within our asset maintenance programme, this work will need to be assigned to a specialist team due to the Scheduled Ancient Monument status and Grade II listing of the lock.

We continue to advise navigating through Lock 11, Beeston Iron Lock, Shropshire Union Canal with care due to a possible obstruction on the offside.

A further update will be provided when the repairs have been carried out.

21/06/2023 10:30

Whilst initial inspections have been carried out, we continue to advise navigating through Lock 11, Beeston Iron Lock, Shropshire Union Canal with care due to a possible obstruction on the offside.

Further inspections are required, and a further update will be provided by Wednesday 28 June.

Description

Please be advised there is an underwater obstruction on the offside washwall of Lock 11, Beeston Iron Lock, Shropshire Union Canal.

Whilst navigation is still possible, we would advise to navigate with care.

Our teams are aware and will investigate the issue as soon as able. An update will be provided by Wednesday 21 June.