River Severn Navigation

Start date: November 1, 2021
End date: November 8, 2021
Stoppages & Restrictions

Starts At: Upper Lode Lock
Ends At: Lock 2 Gloucester Lock

Update on 05/11/2021:

Please be advised that river levels are now normal and the section between Upperlode Lock and Gloucester Lock is designated:

GREEN – Normal.

Navigation is now open please navigate with the usual care as levels drop.

Update on 04/11/2021:

Further to the notice below please be advised that the section from Gloucester Lock to Upperlode Lock is currently designated:

Red – Do not proceed.


We advise users of all boats not to navigate because the strong flows make it difficult and dangerous (Locks may be closed)

NAVIGATION CLOSURE (10am Sunday 31 October 2021 until further notice)

Please be advised that due to rising water levels The River Severn navigation is now closed between Gloucester Lock and Upper Lode Lock.

We’ll continue to monitor the situation and update this notice as soon as possible.