Previous Crane Boat Projects

Previous Crane Boat Projects

Camden Lock Swap

Replacing camden locks, soon to be shown on Sky TV discovery channel – How do they do that.

This is the iconic camden lock gate change. The crane-boat was used for this job as the only access was from the main busy pedestrianised high street. This enabled the job to be carried out without any road/street closures and prevented any interruption to traffic.

Claydon – Cast Iron Lock

These gates are one of only 2 sets of cast iron gates in the country. They weighed 3 ½ tonne each. These gates were transported to Bristol for restoration and are of great interest to English Heritage.



Stockton Flight

As you can see from the photos this was very in-accessible, the lock gates shown are bottom gates of lock 8, each weighing 3.75 tonnes. Part of a full staircase consisting of 12 locks.

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