A recurring problem

Published: Wednesday, 29 December 2021

ONCE again Woodlesford Lock (5) on the Aire & Calder Navigation has failed.

Woodlesford LockThis is a recurring problem, with the lock failing In February 2020, and before this in April 2017 it being repaired then closed again a few days later.  It also failed in May of that year.

Structure failure

It's latest failure was listed on Monday of this week, Keith Gudgin reports, with its reason being a 'structure failure'.

In the past it has been reported as 'out of action and awaiting repair', but was usually repaired within a few days. It is clear that the lock has a recurring problem that as not been solved.