Stoppages and restricted openings
Plan your cruising with our regularly updated listings of stoppages and restrictions.
Occasionally, canals, rivers and towpaths are closed for maintenance work. We list all stoppages on British Waterways and Environment Agency navigations as soon as they are notified to us, but emergency work may cause sudden closures.
As well as stoppages for planned maintenance or emergency repairs, we list temporary restrictions (when navigations remain open with restrictions in place), towpath closures and local navigation advice. Also, for manned structures and facilities, we show opening times and booking details.
You can receive all this information straight to your inbox with our stoppage alerts.
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Winter works programme
We're currently inviting feedback on our proposed winter stoppage timetable for 2013/14.
Take a look and let us know what you think here.