From Date: 13/02/2017 00:00
To Date: 31/03/2017 23:59 inclusive
Type: Navigation Closure
Is the towpath closed? No
Closest waterway: South Stratford Canal
Starts at: Lock 42
Ends at: Lock 51
Upstream winding hole: Turning Point, North of Bridge 59, Featherbed Lane
Downstream winding hole: Bancroft Basin
Following the failed waterway wall below Lock 42 a team is mobilising to undertake repair works and re-water the canal as a matter of urgency
The date of this this stoppage needs to be extended from 17th March to 31st March in order to carry out these essential repairs
Just to clarify, the navigation will be physically closed and dewatered at Bishopton Lane Bridge 63 to enable waterway wall repairs to the bridge hole within the advertised stoppage period
Bridge 63 requires some additional repair works to the waterway wall. These repairs will be completed within the existing stoppage dates
Lock 42: Top and Bottom gate repairs and masonry repairs within the lock chamber.
Lock 46: Top gate repairs and masonry repairs within the chamber
Lock 51: Bottom gate replacements.