Kennet & Avon Canal - Blakes Lock 107 Reading


From Date: 19/06/2021 16:00

To Date: On-going

Type: Advice

Reason: Information

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Kennet & Avon Canal

Starts at: Bridge 1, Duke Street Bridge

Ends at: Bridge 1, Duke Street Bridge


19/06/2021 16:01

The Environment Agency has just informed us that Blakes Lock will reopen shortly.

All booms have now been removed by contractors.


Please be advised that the Environment Agency have informed us that they will be closing their navigation at Blakes Lock, Reading.

This is due to a pollution event which requires the navigation to be boomed at this location.

We will update when further information is available.