Opening Times - Gloucester & Sharpness Canal

Detail

From Date: 19/03/2020 16:00

To Date: On-going

Type: Opening Times

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Gloucester & Sharpness Canal

Starts at: Sharpness Tidal Basin

Ends at: Bridge 24, Llanthony Lift Bridge

Updates

19/03/2021 15:06

We’re pleased to advise the following opening hours for the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal.

Government advice may change as we emerge from lock down, so it is possible that the dates and times will need to be varied, in line with any further restrictions.

We will of course update this notice, should the need arise.

From March 29th

Open seven days a week, between 08:00 & 16:00

From April 12th

Open seven days a week between 08:00 & 18:00

From May 17th

Open seven days a week between 08:00 & 19:00

From Sep 27th

Open seven days a week between 08:00 & 18:00

October 18th

Open seven days a week between 08:00 & 16:00

You are welcome to contact us on enquiries.walessouthwest@canalrivertrust.org.uk or 03030 404040 if you would like to discuss this information with a member of our Customer Service Team

06/11/2020 16:02

Please continue to monitor our notices when planning your journey, as it may be necessary to alter the published arrangements at relatively short notice, due to availability of staff and the national Covid restrictions

Bridge Opening times 2020/21

From 1st November 2020 to 28th March 2021, the bridges will be available between 08:00 and 16:00 every day except Tuesday and Wednesday, when all bridges will be closed.

From Thursday through to Monday when the canal is open we will have a bridge keeper operating multiple structures -

If passage is required through Llanthony Bridge, please contact Gloucester Lock on 01452 310832 or 07717 681086

If passage is required through Rea Bridge or Sims Bridge, please contact Hempstead Bridge on 01452 521880 or 07766 520301

If passage is required through Sellars Bridge, please contact Parkend Bridge on 01452 720016 or 07786 193794

If passage is required through Sandfield Bridge, please contact Junction Bridge on 01452 740444 or 07827 254740

If passage is required through Cambridge Arms Bridge, please contact Patch Bridge on 01453 890324 or 07827 254833

Please be aware of the following lock opening times for the River Severn Navigation, for Winter 20/21.

From 19th October until 31st October 2020, the River Severn locks will be available for navigation, between 08:00 and 16:00, every day.

From 1st November 2020 to 28th March 2021, the locks will be available for booked passage only, between 08:00 and 16:00 every day except Tuesday and Wednesday, when all locks will be closed.

Please contact Gloucester Lock on 01452 310832 or 07717 681086 at least 24hours before your journey, to book your River passage.

Please contact us on enquiries.walessouthwest@canalrivertrust.org.uk if you would like to discuss this information with our customer support team.

Description

Please be aware of the following bridge opening times for the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal, for Winter 20/21.

From 19th October until 31st October 2020, the Canal bridges will be available for navigation between 08:00 and 16:00, every day.

From 1st November 2020 to 28th March 2021, the bridges will be available between 08:00 and 16:00 every day except Tuesday and Wednesday, when all bridges will be closed.

Please be aware of the following lock opening times for the River Severn Navigation, for Winter 20/21.

From 19th October until 31st October 2020, the River Severn locks will be available for navigation, between 08:00 and 16:00, every day.

From 1st November 2020 to 28th March 2021, the locks will be available for booked passage only, between 08:00 and 16:00 every day except Tuesday and Wednesday, when all locks will be closed.

Please contact Gloucester Lock on 01452 310832 or 07717 681086 at least 24hours before your journey, to book your River passage.

Please contact us on enquiries.walessouthwest@canalrivertrust.org.uk if you would like to discuss this information with our customer support team.