Kennet & Avon Canal

Start date: September 16, 2020

Est. end if know: September 28, 2020

Stoppages & Restrictions

Starts At: Lock 7, Bath Bottom Lock
Ends At: Lock 6, Weston Lock

Update on 18/09/2020:


Further to the notice below, we are pleased to advise that the sunken vessels have now been re-floated and our contractors are making final preparations on the grounded vessels.

The Environment Agency are planning to slowly refill the river from 13:30 this afternoon. The refilling process will take many hours and is likely to continue into Saturday.

NAVIGATION CLOSURE (7pm Tuesday 15 September 2020 until further notice)

Please be advised that due to mechanical failure of the Environment Agency sluice gates at Twerton the water levels between lock 6, Weston Lock and Lock 7, Bath Bottom Lock are currently dropping rapidly.

The Environment Agency have been informed and their engineers are on way to site however we are advising customers not to navigate. The emergency services are in attendance.

If you are in immediate danger please contact 999