Upper Bedford River from downstream of Prebend Street Road Bridge to Bedford Lock
NAVIGATION CLOSURE (10am Saturday 23 July until 5pm Sunday 24 July 2022)
Please note that under the advice of the Safety Advisory Group for the
Bedford River Festival Event taking place this year we have been requested to put a river
closure in place throughout the duration of the on-river events taking place at the 2022
Bedford River Festival for the security and safety of participants at this large-scale event.
A fluorescent orange traffic control boom will be in place preventing passage throughout the
closure area from downstream of the Prebend Street / A5141 Road Bridge to Bedford Lock
which will also be closed to through traffic on the downstream side. For further information,
please contact the Environment Agency on 03708 506506 between 9am and 5pm Monday
to Friday and ask for the Great Ouse Waterways team.