Navigations open

Published: Thursday, 29 February 2024

THE broken paddle on Lock 5 on Camp Hill Flight has been fixed.

So the Grand Union Canal Canal is now open to navigation at Camp Hill.


Cawood Swingbridge on the Ouse has been repaired after being unable to swing, with contractors being at the bridge and rectified the problem.

Cawood Bridge is now available to be swung as and when required by river traffic.

Worcester & Birmingham Canal

The Landslip on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal has now been cleared with the navigation open.

The landslip occurred near the North East Portal of the Dunhampstead Tunnel, closing the navigation at the end of January, and it is now open but the towpath opening will take a while longer.