York - River Ouse Foss Junction


From Date: 10/07/2019 15:45

To Date: 16/09/2019 09:00 inclusive

Type: Advice

Reason: Information

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: River Ouse


York City Council have asked the Trust to make skippers aware of the following works on the River Foss


The Environment Agency are undertaking a survey and inspection of the Foss Barrier in readiness for work to be carried out next year.  As a result the Foss Navigation will be closed for a 2 week period from the week commencing 5th August 2019.  There will be no access into Foss Basin during this time.

Following the survey, the EA are to carry out works to the barrier, which will involve the width through the     barrier being reduced to 4.5m. This will commence 19th August and will last for four weeks.

For further information regarding the works please contact the York City Council Asset Team on 01904 553355

Both City of York Council and The Environment Agency apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.