Attempted repair to cill unsuccessful

Published: Friday, 21 January 2022

THE attempted repair to the broken cill on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal lock has been unsuccessful.

Lock 24 DobcrossIt was the cill on Dobcross Lock 24W that was broken and was inspected yesterday but discovered to be unrepairable, Keith Gudgin reports.

Cill had lifted

The inspection discovered that the cill had lifted and a repair is needed as the head gate is no longer operable.

Canal & River Trust advise that the navigation will remain closed explaining 'for the teams to organise a repair and discuss the timescale of works'.