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Town Lock Project

Work to renovate the Calne Town Lock in Castlefields Park is now complete and an official opening ceremony was held on May 5th were the Town Mayor, Glenis Ansell, Named the boat 'JUBILEE QUEEN'

The improvements have include: Completion of brickwork restoration, faux lock gates at both ends of the lock structure, themed picnic/play area within the lock designed togive the appearance of a canal narrowboat in the lock, interpretation boards and picnic table. The project is designed to establish the lock as a historic feature within the park and so provide a visible link to the Wilts & Berks Canal as part of Calne's industrial heritage.

The work was carried out by Thornbury Surfacing Ltd., to plans drawn up by Nicholas Pearson Associates.































A total of £78,086 has now received towards the Town Lock Project.
CARP would like to thank the following organisations and businesses for their support:




















The lock gates were constructed and fitted by Simon Donath of Coed Dinefwr, Timber Design Construction. 
















If you have any queries or want to know more about the works please contact Denis on 01249 816116 or email:

Last updated 30/111/2012