Cromwell Lock

Detail

From Date: 25/03/2020 00:00

To Date: On-going

Type: Booking Information

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: River Trent

Starts at: Lock 15, Cromwell Lock Top Chamber

Ends at: Lock 15, Cromwell Lock Bottom Chamber

Updates

21/07/2020 12:27

Cromwell Lock will now be manned each day between 8:00am and 4:00pm, if prior bookings have been made.  If you have not made a booking, we cannot currently guarantee the availability of the lock keeper.

For passage through the Lock, please book with our Tidal Lock Keeper on site. 

We request 24 hours’ notice for a booking through the lock. 

Please follow the government advice – stay alert, control the virus, save lives.

30/06/2020 16:59

Cromwell Lock will now be manned every day between 8:00am and 4:00pm. 

 For passage through the Lock, please book with our Tidal Lock Keeper on site. 

We request 24 hours’ notice for a booking through the lock. 

Please follow the government advice – stay alert, control the virus, save lives.

22/05/2020 16:43

Following the announcement from the Prime Minister regarding the UK’s response to the coronavirus crisis, we are advising can move your boat a short distance.  We advise that your trip minimises the use of manned locks and structures. 

Some of our bridges and locks are operated by staff who have been off work on furlough, until they have returned to work some of these staffed structures will be closed.

This means that passage through Cromwell lock will continue to be limited and will only be available on a booked basis. 

Please contact us on 0303 040 4040 or by emailing enquiries.eastmidlands@canalrivertrust.org.uk to arrange passage for essential travel or short distance journeys. 

Please note that we require one working days’ notice to arrange passage through the lock, exact time of passage will depend on tide times. We are keeping our response to this crisis under constant review and may change our position according to latest government advice.

Please follow the government advice – stay alert, control the virus, save lives.

Description

Following the announcement from the Prime Minister (8.30pm, 23 March 2020) regarding the UK’s response to the coronavirus crisis, we are asking leisure boaters to stop all non-essential travel and not to visit their boats if they do not live aboard permanently.

This means that passage through Cromwell lock will be limited to essential movement to reach facilities or relocate, and will only be available on a booked basis.

Please contact us on 0303 040 4040 or by emailing enquiries.eastmidlands@canalrivertrust.org.uk to arrange passage for essential travel only.

Please note that we require one working days’ notice to arrange passage through the lock, exact time of passage will depend on tide times.

We are keeping our response to this crisis under constant review and may change our position according to latest government advice.