Derwent Mouth Lock closed

Published: Friday, 30 August 2019

THE eastern start of the Trent & Mersey Canal is closed at Derwent Mouth Lock.

Th lock was closed to navigation yesterday, Thursday, when it was reported that one of the lock gates would not close properly, Keith Gudgin reports.

Structural failure

It has not be told what the actual problem is, only that it is a 'structural failure', but the lock will remain closed until it is investigated and repaired.


The fault has been repaired and the lock now open.