Louth Navigation

Photo: The old Alvingham Lock on the Louth Navigation by Andy Beecroft

Louth Navigation Trust
’s aims to restore the canal now feature in the Action Plans of the Lincolnshire Waterways Partnership and the Market Town Initiative.  A feasibility study was developed in partnership with Groundwork Lincolnshire and other interested parties, which was completed by 2005.  The Louth Navigation locks are of particular interest having barrel shaped sides built on enormous baulks of timber; however, only three of the eight original locks remain in reasonable condition