Pocklington Canal - Closed from Top Lock to Thornton Lock


From Date: 21/05/2020 12:15

To Date: 12/10/2020 11:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Water resources

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Pocklington Canal

Starts at: Lock 1, Top Lock

Ends at: Lock 7, Thornton Lock


12/10/2020 11:03

The water levels have improved and the navigation has reopened.

10/07/2020 14:56

Water levels in the downstream section from Thornton Lock have improved.

The section after Thornton Lock to the River Derwent is open to navigation.

Thornton Lock still remains closed.

The navigation is only closed from Lock 1 to / and including Thornton Lock.

08/06/2020 12:17

The navigation is still closed due to low water levels, once the water levels are back at a normal level the navigation will re-open and this notice will be updated.


The navigation is closed full length due to lack of water caused by no significant rain fall in recent months.

We will update this notice in 2 weeks with further information.