Confirmed stoppages and restrictions


Weed growth notice from Canal & River Trust
Each year, especially during the summer months, we experience weed on the Chesterfield Canal that can create problems for boats using the navigation. The growth of weed is a result of the nutrients within the water and the amount of sunlight and some flows in from the numerous watercourses that join the Canal and so to a large extent we have little control of how much weed is present on the canal. We use weed boats to remove this weed, typically from May through to September, and place it on the banks of the Canal. Despite these approaches, navigation may be affected from time to time but please be assured that we will do our best with the resource we have available to manage the weed. Please report any sightings of weed growth to
To see the C&RT notice, click here.



To find the Chesterfield Canal stoppage page on the C&RT website, please click here.