Selby Lock - Lock keeper shift times/tide times & booking information


From Date: 11/10/2019 13:15

To Date: On-going

Type: Booking Information

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Selby Canal

Starts at: Selby Lock (Lock 1)

Ends at: Selby Lock (Lock 1)


Selby Lock Operating Times:

Operating before HW: 2.5hrs

Operating after HW: 5hrs

Booking: 24hr advanced booking required in winter period. Advisory 24hr booking in summer. Please contact lock keeper on 01757 703182.

Summer operating times: 06:00 to 22:00 - Last week in Feb to Mid Oct.

Winter operating times: 06:00 to 22:00 (1st daylight tide only) -Mid Oct to Last Week in Feb.

Details of Lock Keeper shift times for Selby lock are now available to view on the Canal & River Trust website.

You can view the shift times here:

All locks are mechanically operated and manned during the operating times detailed above. All lock operations are managed by Canal & River Trust lock keepers, self-penning is not possible at the above lock.

Canal & River Trust are not an emergency service but will assist any user in need of help where possible. Any vessel requiring emergency assistance should call the emergency services on 999 and ask for the coastguard. Canal & River Trust provide a 24hr call system to deal with emergency operational issues. First Response can be contacted on 0800 4799947