River Witham Stamp end lock notification

Notice Alert

River Witham
Location: Lock 1, Stamp End Lock, Lincoln, River Witham
Starts At: Lock 1, Stamp End Lock
Ends At: Lock 1, Stamp End Lock
Up Stream Winding Hole: Bridge 4
Down Stream Winding Hole: Bridge 7

Monday 2 November 2020 08:00 until Friday 12 February 2021 16:00

Type: Navigation Closure
Reason: Repair


Update on 24/11/2020:


After removal, stripping down and inspection, it was found the lock gate mechanism from Stamp End Lock requires much more extensive refurbishment work than originally anticipated.

Unfortunately, this means the stoppage needs to be extended until 12th February 2021.

We apologise for any inconvenience this longer closure may cause.


Original message:


Refurbishment of the existing operating system for the guillotine gate arrangement.

01/06/2020:  The information above is a draft notice of works planned as part of our winter 2020/21 stoppages programme.  This is subject to change depending on the latest advice from the UK government on coronavirus.  Please follow our guidance relating to coronavirus when using the canals and towpaths https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/coronavirus.

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