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Linton relined

Some 20km up the Ouse from Naburn weir, a second equally crucial reconstruction operation has just struggled to completion after suffering even more from the river's irascible temperament. Cofferdams protecting the 1M repair of the 225 year old Linton Lock flooded a dozen times leaving contractor Birse Construction little to do for a total 16 weeks of its eventual eight month contract.

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