River Thames

Start date: June 19, 2021

Est. end if know: July 12, 2021

Stoppages & Restrictions

Blake’s Lock on the River Kennet

EMERGENCY CLOSURE (Friday 18 June 2021)


The River Kennet is closed at Blake’s Lock until further notice. The lock is chained and padlocked shut. We
have deployed booms immediately downstream of Blake’s Lock to contain the pollution.


We apologise for any inconvenience this emergency closure causes and thank you for your patience during this