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Progress at Drungewick Lock. The offside (west) chamber wall above the downstream paddle culvert has been taken down to the invert. Since the pictures were taken in November 2003, the wall has been built up two courses of 'stone' and backfilled with concrete.

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Dec. 7, 2003. Dec 14, 2003.
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Making the concrete blocks. The repairs on or about Dec. 21. 2003
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David Southgate braves the weather Eddie Fairman consolidates the concrete in the former void behind the quoin
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At he end of another January day (Jan 11, 2004) Dusty Miller looking into the abyss left where the sheet piling has been removed The repair completed.
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The winding hole cascade. The start of pointing.
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Down the lock ladder, four layers of scaffolding boards. Two bays of scaffolding moved and Dusty Miller (in red) with wellies full!
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Pointing the ladder recess. Down the ladder.
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Pointing the nearside chamber wall. The cascade takes shape.
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The repaired sill and stop planks removed. Clearing up in Drungewick pound after the gales.

Pictures: Eric Walker.
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BACK Last updated March 2004