The Diagonal Lock is a new concept technology devised as an alternative to traditional canal locks. This design enables boats to ascend / descend an incline whilst floating securely inside a watertight, concrete chamber.

Technical Overview

Technical Overview
A Solution for Moving Freight

A Solution for Moving Freight
A Solution for Leisure & Tourism

A Solution for Leisure & Tourism

Key Benefits:

  • Faster transit times, eradicating traffic bottlenecks on key points of the waterways.
  • A safe, automated and less labour intensive system than traditional lock flights
  • Ecologically robust technology that can conserve and re-use water
  • Focal point for urban or rural regeneration projects

The Diagonal Lock Advisory Group works to promote the development and enhancement of inland waterways, and actively promotes the Diagonal Lock technology as an innovative solution for a modern, sustainable waterways network... Meet the Team

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