Blakes Lock 107, River Kennet at Reading

Notice Details
From Date:
13th November 2017 at 08:00
To Date:
28th March 2018 at 09:30 inclusive
Type:
Advice
Reason:
3rd Party Works
Notice updates:
16/03/2018 @ 11:43

Please note that the Environment Agency have published an update regarding the restoration work at Blakes Lock 107.  

Due to the extreme weather conditions experienced recently, there is a delay in the programme of works at Blakes Lock from 23 March to the 27 March.   

However, there will be an opportunity for assisted passage between 9.30am and 4pm from 23 to 27 March.

The lock will be closed each day from 4pm to 9.30am the following morning.  The lock will be fully open on 28 March. 

Further information can be found by following the link below:

www.gov.uk/river-thames-conditions-closures-restrictions-and-lock-closures.   

09/11/2017 @ 16:23

Please note that the Environment Agency have published an update regarding the restoration work at Blakes Lock 107.  Work is now due to start on Monday 13 November. 

Further information can be found by following the link below:

www.gov.uk/river-thames-conditions-closures-restrictions-and-lock-closures.   

Description:

Please be advised that the Environment Agency will be carrying out important restoration work to Blakes Lock from 30 October 2017 to 23 March 2018.  The work will include:  repairing and re-sheeting lock gates, refurbishing lock chamber walls, replacing rubbing timbers and general repairs to the lock site area.

Blakes Lock is located just beyond the eastern edge of the Kennet & Avon Canal navigation, where the River Kennet flows into the River Thames.  It is owned and maintained by the Environment Agency.  Navigating to join or leave the River Thames will not be possible while the restoration work is underway. 

The restoration work to Blakes Lock is part of the Environment Agency’s River Thames investment programme.  The programme may be subject to changes – for the most up-to-date version, please see www.gov.uk/river-thames-conditions-closures-restrictions-and-lock-closures.   Further information can also be obtained by writing to riverthames@environment-agency.gov.uk 

 

Location:
Kennet & Avon Canal
Starts At:
Lock 107, Blakes Lock
Ends At:
Lock 107, Blakes Lock
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