River Severn - Gloucester Lock to Lincomb Lock

Detail

From Date: 13/06/2019 09:00

To Date: 21/06/2019 16:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Information

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: River Severn Navigation

Starts at: Lock 2 Gloucester Lock

Ends at: Lock 9 Lincomb Lock

Updates

21/06/2019 16:10

Update

Please be advised that the river levels have fallen sufficiently to allow safe navigation from Gloucester lock to Lindcomb Lock.

Please be aware that there is still reduced air draft on most structures across the navigation, particularly at Worcester Bridge, No 23 and extra care is needed when navigating the river at this point. Please also be aware of the possibility of floating debris.

The debris at Worcester Bridge, No 23 is scheduled to be cleared on Sunday evening 23/06/2019.

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 you can e-mail - enquiries.walessouthwest@canalrivertrust.org.uk

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

21/06/2019 09:43

Update

Please be advised that the River Severn water levels are continuing to fall and that Diglis Lock is now open to navigation.

Please note that Worcester Bridge (No. 23) is still closed to navigation due to a build up of floating debris. This will be cleared as soon as it is safe to do so.

The River Severn from Gloucester Lock and Upper Lode is still closed to all navigation.

Please take extra care when navigating the river and be aware of the possibility of floating debris.

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 you can e-mail - enquiries.walessouthwest@canalrivertrust.org.uk

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

20/06/2019 09:30

Update

Please be advised that the River Severn water levels are receding and the navigation is now open from Bevere Lock to Lindcomb Lock.

Please take extra care when navigating the river and be aware of the possibility of floating debris.

The River from Gloucester Lock to Diglis Lock (including Worcester Bridge (No 23) is still closed to navigation.

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 you can e-mail - enquiries.walessouthwest@canalrivertrust.org.uk

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

17/06/2019 11:02

Update :

Due to the increasing high level of water in the river, there is significantly reduced air draft on most structures across the navigation, particularly at Worcester Bridge, No 23 and navigation is not possible at the moment.

We will advise as soon as the river conditions improve to allow safe navigation.

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 you can e-mail - enquiries.walessouthwest@canalrivertrust.org.uk

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

Description

Please be advised that due to the rising water levels on the River Severn we are closing the navigation from Lincomb Lock to Gloucester Lock.

We will advise as soon as the river conditions improve to allow safe navigation.

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 you can e-mail - enquiries.walessouthwest@canalrivertrust.org.uk

Or you can ring the Canal & River Trust on - 0303 0404040.

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