Posts Tagged ‘maintenance’

K&A online User Forum, 4th Nov, 6pm

Monday, October 25th, 2021

CRT is holding an online Kennet and Avon User Forum on Thursday 4th November at 6pm-7pm. The second half of the session will be a question and answer session. If you have a question you can raise it on the day but CRT also asks people to submit questions by email beforehand no later than Wednesday 27th October. Questions can be sent to

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CRT Annual Meeting 26th September – book your place now!

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

Canal & River Trust (CRT) is holding its Annual Public Meeting in Birmingham on Wednesday 26th September 2018 at 10:30 to 12:30. All boat licence holders, customers, waterway users and members of the public can attend. The meeting will be held at the Kingston Theatre, Austin Court, 80 Cambridge Street, Birmingham B1 2NP.

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Seend stoppage to overrun

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

CRT has informed boaters that the stoppage at Seend, where the waterway has been closed since 22nd November 2015 to repair Seend Wharf Bridge, will not re-open until 23rd March, 12 days longer than planned. The road will not open until 6th May.

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Caen Hill passable with care but summit closed

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

CRT announced today (27th October) that the Caen Hill flight will be open while CRT repair the towpath between locks 48 and 49 but lock 50 will be padlocked at 4pm each day until repairs are complete to prevent further vandalism.

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Have you been stuck in Lock 19, Seend?

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

If your boat has been stuck in Lock 19 at Seend (the one above the Barge Inn) we would like to hear from you.

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Cycling and safety on the towpath

Friday, May 31st, 2013

We received this email recently

I was wondering if there are any plans to control the increasing number of cyclists using the canal towpath.

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Parties boat work – rearrange these words

Monday, September 17th, 2012

The Kennet and Avon Canal Trust has resumed regular work parties in the Bradford on Avon area with the workboat Vale of Pewsey. Volunteers are welcome to join the crew.

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If it’s broken – report it!

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Boaters met with Mark Stephens, the K and A Manager, a few months ago and discussed many issues about facilities and maintenance. There is now a phone number to report breakages and other problems with water taps, sanitary facilities, rubbish bins etc. The number is 01380 722859.

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Stoppage at Whaddon to investigate leak

Saturday, May 5th, 2012

The canal is closed until further notice; BW have posted the following message about the emergency stoppage at Whaddon:

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