Forge Island - Rotherham Flood Alleviation Scheme


From Date: 30/09/2019 08:00

To Date: On-going

Type: Advice

Reason: 3rd Party Works

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigations

Starts at: Main Street Bridge

Ends at: Bridge Street Bridge


26/03/2020 10:11

Customers are asked to only move if essential to reach services and to follow government guidance at all times.


Contractors working for Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council are carrying out piling works as part of the flood defence scheme. The works will be on Forge Island.

Boaters should be aware that during piling works there may be dust and noise near Forge Island and Rotherham Lock.

There will be no obstruction to lock operation. Can skippers of all craft please slow down and approach with care.