Banbury Lock 29


From Date: 22/06/2023 12:00

To Date: 30/06/2023 17:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Oxford Canal

Starts at: Lock 29, Banbury Lock

Ends at: Lock 29, Banbury Lock

Upstream winding hole: South of Bridge 162

Downstream winding hole: Between Bridges 168 & 170


30/06/2023 17:01

Repairs to the lock gate have been successfully delivered by our team.

Navigation open

29/06/2023 18:47

Planned repairs to the damaged lock gate have progressed very positively today.

We will be able to give an update on likely timescales for reopening navigation in tomorrows update

29/06/2023 08:45

Planned repairs to the damaged lock gate are progressing on site.

Updates of this notice will be provided 

23/06/2023 09:40

Navigation remains closed until further notice.

Following the engineers condition assessment of the gate assisted passage is not a viable option.

We are working to deliver the repair of this damaged lock in the shortest possible timeframe.

Further updates to follow Wednesday 28/06/2023 


Navigation closed until further notice due concerns for structural condition of top gate of lock 29.

Engineers to attend site and assess condition.

Updates to follow