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Towpath vegetation cutting (Tractor flail & ride-on brushcutter) – BCA Staff – Oct 2020 to Feb 2021
Covering as much towpath length as possible depending on staff availability.
Towpath access will be temporarily suspended during certain operations – please obey signage or wait for instructions to proceed.
Navigation unaffected – unpowered boats should keep to the offside of the channel where possible when passing tractor mounted flail cutter.
Farnborough Road Moorings construction – BCS – Oct 2020 to Feb 2021
Farnborough Road Car Park next to A325.
Navigation – work barge in channel – proceed slowly and prepare to stop and obey instructions if necessary.
Annual Lock gate replacement, Lower gates at lock 28 and upper gates at lock 27 - Deepcut Flight 28 & 27 - Dec 20 or Jan 2021
Towpath either not affected or only very temporary closure. Follow on site instructions from signage or staff.
Navigation – Deepcut and Brookwood flights closed to Navigation for approximately 2 weeks.
Structural Inspections followed by repairs to lock chambers – SCC contractor - starting Nov 2020
Woodham Lock flight. Lock numbers: 1 – 6
Towpath either not affected or only very temporary closure. Follow on site instructions from signage or contractors.
Navigation - Woodham flight closed and dewatered between locks 3-6. Locks 1 and 2 individually dewatered between stop planks. Last Winding Holes: Downstream of works Junction with River Wey Upstream of works Above Lock 6
Brookwood Mooring Platform Repairs – Contractor – Winter 20/21 (Date to be confirmed.)
Next to Brookwood Country Park.
Moorings will be closed during works.
Possible temporary access restrictions to cycle path during certain operations – please obey operator’s signage or instructions and wait for permission to proceed.
Navigation - Potentially a work barge in channel - slow, prepare to stop and obey contractor’s instructions if necessary.
Towpath surface repairs – BCA - Between Frimley Aqueduct and Deepcut High bridge – Winter 20/21 (TBC)
Temporary closure of towpath through this section while works are undertaken.
Navigation - Dredger/work barge in channel - slow, prepare to stop and obey staff instructions.
Offside vegetation cutting - BCA staff and BSC Vols - Dec 2020 to Feb 2021
Off-side vegetation cutting on priority areas of the canal.
Towpath not affected - minor cordoned off areas as required.
Navigation - Workboat with chipper in channel – slow, prepare to stop and obey staff instructions.
Bank protection works – Contractor – beginning November 2020
Sections classed as high priority in both Surrey and Hampshire
Towpath access will be temporarily suspended during certain operations – please obey contractor’s instructions and wait for permission to proceed.
Navigation - Dredger / work barge in channel - slow, prepare to stop and obey contractor’s instructions
Tree survey of high priority areas & resulting urgent works – High priority areas along whole canal – Jan to Feb 2021
Towpath not affected – may be minor cordoned off areas as required.
Navigation - Workboat with chipper in channel – slow, prepare to stop and obey instructions.
Deepcut Bridge steps construction – Contractor on behalf of Skanska - Dec 20 to Feb 2021 (TBC)
Steps from towpath to road at Deepcut High bridge. Existing access steps will be closed and removed.
A towpath diversion is likely between lock 28 and Deepcut high bridge. Details still being discussed.