Past Stoppages & Restrictions Listing

Gloucester & Sharpness Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Alexandra House Service Station

ADVICE (4pm Friday 22 November 2019 until further notice)

We are sorry to advise that due to vandalism we have had to close the Customer Service Facilities at Alexander Warehouse.

River Aire

Stoppages & Restrictions

Flood Debris – Beal Lock (Lock 4)

RESTRICTION (1.15pm Monday 11 November 2019 until further notice)

The recent high river levels has resulted in a large amount of flood debris deposited behind the top gates at Beal Lock.
This has restricted the width of the navigation for widebeams through the lock.
Narrowboats and smaller craft can pass through with care. Please slow down and approach the area with caution.

River Nene

Stoppages & Restrictions

Downstream of Oundle Town Road Bridge

ADVICE (Monday 28 October 2019 until further notice)

Please be aware there are two fallen trees approximately 750 and 780
metres (right-hand bank) downstream of Oundle Town Road Bridge
(Grid Refs: TL 04121 89531 and TL 04105 89587).

The trees are passible, but please navigate in this area with caution.
We are working with the landowner to get them removed as soon as
possible.

Peak Forest Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Bridge 25, Higgins Clough Swingbridge

Update on 17/08/2019:

Our contractors have made the repairs to the bridge this morning and the bridge is now operable.

Friday 16 August 2019 16:00 until further notice

Type: Navigation Closure 
Reason: Repair


Original message:

The swing bridge has sustained slight damage, preventing the bridge from swinging.  Contractors will attend site tomorrow morning,  and provide an update after an inspection.

River Severn Navigation

Stoppages & Restrictions

Starts At: Lock 2 Gloucester Lock
Ends At: Bridge 10, Blackbridge

NAVIGATION CLOSURE (2.30pm Thursday 6 June 2019 until further notice)

Update – 07/06/2019

Please be advised that this obstruction has now been cleared, however we advised caution when navigating this stretch of the River Severn.

Gloucester & Sharpness Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Saul Sanitary Station

ADVICE (12noon Monday 10 December 2018 until further notice)

Please take care when using the customer facilities at Saul Junction Sanitary Station. Any further abuse to the toilet and shower doors will result in the facilities being taken out of service.

Please do not leave personal belongings unattended in the laundry room at Saul Junction Sanitary Station. Any items found unattended will be immediately removed and disposed of by a member of staff.