Doncaster Lock


From Date: 20/06/2016 08:00

To Date: 27/06/2016 20:00 inclusive

Type: Advice

Reason: Information

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigations

Starts at: Doncaster Lock

Ends at: Doncaster Lock


27/06/2016 15:24

The repairs have been carried out.  Doncaster lock is now fully operational.

24/06/2016 13:05

The collar has snapped on one of the top gates, the gate was also away from it’s natural operating position.  We repaired the collar on Monday but were unable to winch the gate back into position due to its weight.

A crane is needed to lift the gate back into position, we have arranged with our Crane contractor to attend site to carry out the necessary pre lift site survey,

We have also arranged with our engineering team for the temporary works design; due to the position of the crane we will also need to lay trackway down for the crane to sit on (to protect the ground) whilst carrying out the lifts, The trackway will be laid today.

We will issue an update on Monday afternoon.

23/06/2016 14:14

The crane will be onsite on Monday morning to carry out repairs to the gate.

We will issue an update on Monday afternoon.

21/06/2016 14:05

Our Engineers are meeting with the crane contractors on site tomorrow.  A further update will be issued on Wednesday.


Due to a gate failure at Doncaster Lock the lock is inoperable until further notice.

We will issue an update tomorrow morning.