Gloucester Dock Main Basin

Notice Details
From Date:
28th September 2018 at 12:00
To Date:
until further notice
Type:
Advice
Reason:
Information
Notice updates:
03/01/2019 @ 17:49

This week’s survey, taken on 3rd January, found the average depth in the main channel between Llanthony Bridge and Gloucester Lock to be 1.63m, with a minimum depth of 1.3m in some areas. The depth at the entrance to Victoria Basin is 1.4m.

Please take these readings into account when planning your visit to the Docks.

If you require further information or advice, please contact the Gloucester Dock Office on 01452 318012 or at enquiries.southwalessevern@canalrivertrust.org.uk.

Thank you.

03/01/2019 @ 16:33

This week’s survey, taken on 1st January, found the average depth in the main channel between Llanthony Bridge and Gloucester Lock to be 1.63m, with a minimum depth of 1.3m in some areas. The depth at the entrance to Victoria Basin is 1.4m.

Please take these readings into account when planning your visit to the Docks.

If you require further information or advice, please contact the Gloucester Dock Office on 01452 318012 or at enquiries.southwalessevern@canalrivertrust.org.uk.

Thank you.

18/12/2018 @ 15:18

This week’s survey, taken on 18th December, found the average depth in the main channel between Llanthony Bridge and Gloucester Lock to be 1.77m, with a minimum depth of 1.4m in some areas. The depth at the entrance to Victoria Basin is 1.4m.

Please take these readings into account when planning your visit to the Docks.

If you require further information or advice, please contact the Gloucester Dock Office on 01452 318012 or at enquiries.southwalessevern@canalrivertrust.org.uk.

Thank you.

13/12/2018 @ 09:21

This week’s survey, taken on 11th December, found the average depth in the main channel between Llanthony Bridge and Gloucester Lock to be 1.81m, with a minimum depth of 1.35m in some areas. The depth at the entrance to Victoria Basin is 1.4m.

Please take these readings into account when planning your visit to the Docks.

If you require further information or advice, please contact the Gloucester Dock Office on 01452 318012 or at enquiries.southwalessevern@canalrivertrust.org.uk.

Thank you.

05/12/2018 @ 14:43

This week’s survey, taken on 4th December, found the average depth in the main channel between Llanthony Bridge and Gloucester Lock to be 1.66m, with a minimum depth of 1.35m in some areas. The depth at the entrance to Victoria Basin is 1.4m.

Please take these readings into account when planning your visit to the Docks.

If you require further information or advice, please contact the Gloucester Dock Office on 01452 318012 or at enquiries.southwalessevern@canalrivertrust.org.uk.

Thank you.

29/11/2018 @ 09:26

Further to the notice below, we have begun taking weekly soundings which will continue until the dredging works commence in January.

This week’s survey, taken on Tuesday, found the average depth in the main channel between Llanthony Bridge and Gloucester Lock to be 1.7m, with a minimum depth of 1.4m in some areas. The depth at the entrance to Victoria Basin is 1.3m.

Please take these readings into account when planning your visit to the Docks.

If you require further information or advice, please contact the Gloucester Dock Office on 01452 318012 or at enquiries.southwalessevern@canalrivertrust.org.uk.

Thank you.

12/11/2018 @ 14:56

Dredging works will commence at Gloucester Docks during January and February 2019. Contractors working on behalf of Canal and River Trust will carry this out out in the Gloucester Basin and on the canal immediately south of Llanthony Bridge.

An comprehensive Advice Notice will be distributed to boaters once we can confirm the works schedule.

In the meantime we are regularly appraising the situation.

Should you require any further information about this or any other matter on the Wales and South West Region please see -

https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/notices

contact -

Gloucester Dock Office on 01452 318012 or

Customer Service Desk on 03030 404040

Or you can e-mail - enquiries.southwalessevern@canalrivertrust.org.uk

In the case of an emergency please ring

Freephone Canals on 0800 4799947

Description:

We are currently experiencing a build-up of silt in the main Gloucester Basin.

Available depth ranges from 1.50m to 2.00m across the basin. We are in the process of looking to bring forward our planned January dredging programme in response to this situation.

We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause and advise boaters to exercise caution navigating the basin.

Should you require any further information about this or any other matter on the Wales and South West Region please see -

https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/notices

or contact -

Gloucester Dock Office on 01452 318012 or

Customer Service Desk on 03030 404040

Or you can e-mail - enquiries.southwalessevern@canalrivertrust.org.uk

In the case of an emergency please ring

Freephone Canals on 0800 4799947

 

Location:
Gloucester & Sharpness Canal
Starts At:
Access, Between North and South Points
Ends At:
Access, Between North and South Points
Up Stream Winding Hole:
n/a
Down Stream Winding Hole:
n/a
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