Boundary Lock 41A to Norwood Tunnel East Portal


From Date: 01/09/2023 08:00

To Date: 30/10/2023 09:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Water resources

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Chesterfield Canal

Starts at: Lock 41A, Boundary Lock

Ends at: Norwood Tunnel East Portal


17/10/2023 09:58

Due to Covid affecting resources, an additional week is required to complete all planned activities at the Feeder Lock stoppage.

The canal from Boundary Lock to Norwood tunnel will now reopen on Monday 30th October, following completion of the stoppage.

16/10/2023 11:02

Water resources have recovered and the canal will reopen on the 23rd of October. 


Low rainfall and diminishing reservoir levels mean we have no option but to close the Chesterfield Canal from Boundary Lock 41 upstream, as we are unable to provide enough water to accommodate boat movements.

The closure will commence on Friday 1st September

We will continue to assess water resources and advise on reopening when supplies are sufficient to ensure boat passage.