Second canal towpath closure coming up!

I know they say closed for up to 3 months, but they have been highly efficient at keeping it mostly open. This will make this into a great all year round path for everyone, particular the boaters.

BATH NEWSEUM

The second section of canal-side towpath – from the Grosvenor Bridge incline to the entrance to the Sydney Gardens tunnel – will close on May 11th for up to three months.

IMG_8139 This is the second half of the route to be improved. From the Grosvenor Bridge access incline to the Sydney Gardens tunnel.

Notices to that effect have gone up along the Kennet and Avon Canal towpath today. It’s the continuation of a scheme to improve the whole length of towpath into the city – to benefit pedestrians and cyclists.

A base layer of tarmac has now been applied to the length of path between the George Inn at Bathampton and Candy’s bridge.

IMG_7851 Looking down on a section of towpath that has been re-surfaced. The top grit layer will come later.

Now – after the May Day bank holiday – it will be time to tackle the rest of the…

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