Pennine Waterways News

Monday 9 August 2010

Lock closed on Aire and Calder

Woodnock Lock on the Aire and Calder Navigation is currently closed to navigation.

British Waterways has announced that, due to a sluice failure, the lock is inoperable. BW staff are carrying out repairs and hope to have the lock re-opened by Wednesday 11th August at 4.00 pm.

This stoppage is on the Wakefield branch of the navigation between Castleford and Stanley Ferry and will affect boaters heading to or from the Calder and Hebble Navigation. Boaterd travelling between Leeds, Castleford and Knottingley will not be affected.

Any enquiries regarding this stoppage should be made to BW on 0113 2816860.

Update: 10th August
Repairs have been completed and the lock will re-open to navigation today at 4.00 pm.

Woodnock Lock

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