South Stratford closed

Published: Friday, 01 October 2021

THE South Stratford Canal is at present closed to navigation.

Wilcote Locks StratfordLock 41 on the Wilmcote Flight into Stratford has failed, closing the navigation, Keith Gudgin reports.

Gate anchorage failed

The failure occurred yesterday, Thursday, with the whole flight closed as the bottom gate anchorage of the lock has failed and requires replacing.

Engineers are attending the site today to assess the damage after which more information is expected as to the time the repair is expected to take.