Pinfold Bridge, Wyrley & Essington Canal


From Date: 16/12/2016 08:00

To Date: 16/12/2016 13:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: 3rd Party Works

Is the towpath closed? Yes


Closest waterway: Wyrley & Essington Canal

Starts at: Pinfold Bridge (Lichfield Road)

Ends at: Pinfold Bridge (Lichfield Road)

Upstream winding hole: Adjacent to Horseley Fields Junction Bridge

Downstream winding hole: Basin Junction between Knights bridge and Lane Head bridge


Continuing works prior to Christmas, Wolverhampton Council will be replacing sections of Pinfold Bridge. The works are part of the major refurbishment of the road network in and around Wednesfield. The closure of the Waterway and towpath is required for the safety of its users.

The towpath is closed but a local diversion is in place.

The canal will open up from weekends only from 04.03.17 to 31.03.17