Canal and River News – Problems roughly round the Midlands

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Notice Alert

Shropshire Union Canal
Starts At: Lock 13 Tilstone Lock
Ends At: Lock 13 Tilstone Lock
Up Stream Winding Hole: Bunbury Locks (Nr Bridge 105)
Down Stream Winding Hole: Whartons Lock to Beeston Iron Lock (Between Br 109 & 107)

Friday 25 July 2014 06:00 until Friday 25 July 2014 10:00

Type: Navigation Closure
Reason: Repair


 

Original message:

 

Customers are advised there will be an emergency closure at Tilstone Lock on Friday 25th July 2014 from 06:00am to 10:00am to replace the lock cill buffer.

Boaters will be unable to navigate the lock between these hours.

You can view this notice and its map online here:
http://canalrivertrust.org.uk/notice/1383/tilsone-lock

Notice Alert

Worcester & Birmingham Canal.
Starts At: Bridge 82, University Avenue
Ends At: Footbridge 84A, B’Ham Uni Footbridge

Monday 4 August 2014 08:00 until Friday 19 September 2014 17:00

Type: Towpath Closure
Reason: Maintenance


 

Original message:

 

As part of the wider Birmingham Cycle Revolution project, this section of the canal towpath will be closed to the public for 7 weeks to allow resurfacing works to be undertaken.  The towpath needs to be closed to ensure the safety of the public.  Closure notices with location maps will be placed at access points.

For more information on the project, visit www.birmingham.gov.uk/bcr

Notice Alert

Caldon Canal
Starts At: Lock 1 Bedford Street
Ends At: Froghall Tunnel

Monday 7 July 2014 06:00 until Friday 29 August 2014 18:00

Type: Navigation Restriction
Reason: Maintenance


 

Original message:

 

Dredging works will take place at several locations along the Caldon Canal.

Please be aware you may be delayed by a few minutes at the dredging sites and where the contractor will be offloading; signage will be in place either side of the works.

Please approach the dredger with caution and await a signal from the dredger driver to pass.

You can view this notice and its map online here:

Notice Alert

Trent & Mersey Canal
Starts At: Lock 25, Sandon Lock
Ends At: Lock 25, Sandon Lock
Up Stream Winding Hole: between Lock 25 and Bridge 84
Down Stream Winding Hole: Between Bridges 78 and 79

Thursday 10 July 2014 06:30 until Thursday 10 July 2014 13:00

Type: Navigation Closure
Reason: Repair


 

Original message:

 

Works to replace the top gate cill are required; this stoppage will be in place between 06:30 and 13:00 hrs only.

Please bear with us, we are trying to keep disruption to a minimum.

 

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