The Partings, River Severn


From Date: 06/06/2019 14:30

To Date: 28/06/2019 17:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Vegetation

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: River Severn Navigation

Starts at: Lock 2 Gloucester Lock

Ends at: Bridge 10, Blackbridge

Upstream winding hole: n/a

Downstream winding hole: n/a


07/06/2019 09:49

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.

Thank you 


Please be advised that the River Severn Navigation 400 metres above Gloucester Lock is currently closed due to fallen trees blocking the width of the navigation.

Contractors have been appointed to remove these obstructions as soon as possible and we will advise as soon as the river is safe to navigate.

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

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Or you can ring the Canal & River Trust on -

0303 0404040.

In the case of an emergency please ring Freephone Canals on 0800 4799947