Woodnook Lock


From Date: 05/10/2016 08:00

To Date: 08/10/2016 14:00 inclusive

Type: Advice

Reason: Information

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Wakefield Branch (Aire & Calder)

Starts at: Lock 6, Woodnook Lock

Ends at: Lock 6, Woodnook Lock


08/10/2016 14:56

The repairs to lock have been successful and the lock is now fully operational.

07/10/2016 10:29

We are pleased to advise that divers will now be on site on Saturday 08 October to carry out the necessary repairs. 

Once the works have been carried out we will issue a further update to this notice.

06/10/2016 15:33

Parts have been ordered and divers and crane boat will be on site to carry out the planned repair on Monday 10 October.

We will update this notice on Monday afternoon. 

05/10/2016 15:59

Due to engineering problems the lock is currently inoperable.

We are waiting for new parts to be manufactured and will update this notice as soon as possible.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

For further information please call 0303 040 4040.


Divers will be on site and repairs will be carried out to the damage to the upstream sluice at Woodnook Lock.

The lock will be closed for passage 8am to 4pm.