The Kennet and Avon Canal

A Collection of Photographs taken by Tony Clayton


6 - Padworth Lock


5 - Tyle Mill to Padworth Swing Bridge <<-- : -->> 7 - Aldermaston Lock


Padworth Lock

The derelict Padworth Lock 96 from below, 1980.

Padworth Lock

The derelict Padworth Lock 96 from below, 1982.
The trees and shrubs on the offside have now been cleared

Padworth Lock

The upper end of the derelict Padworth Lock 96, 1982.

Padworth Lock

The derelict Padworth Lock 96 from above, 1982.

Padworth Lock

Padworth Lock 96, 1982.
The chamber has been cleaned out.

Padworth Lock

Padworth Lock 96, 1982.
It became clear why the lock could not be restored in its original form.

Padworth Lock

Padworth Lock 96, 1982.
The first piles are in place

Padworth Lock

Padworth Lock 96, 1983.
The concrete lockside has been started on the north side

Padworth Lock

Padworth Lock 96, 1983.
A closer look

Padworth Lock

Padworth Lock 96, 1983.
The chamber approaches completion

Padworth Lock

Padworth Lock 96, 1983.
Work on the tailbay is under way

Padworth Lock

Padworth Lock 96, 1984.
Gates ready to be fitted.

Padworth Lock

Padworth Lock 96, 1984.
From below

Padworth Lock

Padworth Lock 96, 1984.
Ready for use. It just needs the swingbridge to be reopened.


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