Closure below Oakmeadowford Lock

We have received the following notifications from British Waterways:

Update (11:59 25 June 2012):

Below Oakmeadowford Lock 16

The tree has now been removed from the canal, normal navigation can be resumed.

Update (14:13 1 May 2012):

Below Oakmeadowford Lock 16

Part of the fallen tree has now been removed, allowing passage with caution. The towpath is now open.

Notification (11:18 1 May 2012):

Tuesday 1 May 2012 until further notice

For safety reasons customers are advised that the canal and towpath are closed until further notice due to a fallen tree blocking navigation. British Waterways have despatched a team to remove the tree.

Winding above Oakmeadowford or at the Black Lion Consall Forge

British Waterways apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The towpath is also closed

Enquiries: 01827 252000 during normal office hours.