Aylestone Meadow, Leicester


From Date: 29/07/2016 16:00

To Date: 29/07/2016 23:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: 3rd Party Works

Is the towpath closed? Yes


Closest waterway: Leicester Line (Grand Union Canal)

Starts at: Bridge 108A

Ends at: Bridge 108A

Upstream winding hole: Nr Bridge 98, Glen Parva

Downstream winding hole: Memory Lane Wharf, nr Abbey Park


VHE Construction plc working on the behalf of National Grid will be placing a temporary bridge across the river navigation approximately 10 metres north west of Bridge 108A to facilitate the transportation of equipment and material to and from the site of the gas holders demolition. 

The installation of the bridge will commence at 4pm and it will be removed at 11pm.

The navigation will be closed between 4pm and 11pm.

Towpath closed, please follow diversion route to the rear of the towpath.

We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause.