Limehouse Lock, Limehouse, London


From Date: 07/02/2022 16:00

To Date: 29/06/2022 15:30 inclusive

Type: Advice

Reason: Information

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Limehouse Basin

Starts at: Lock 1, Limehouse Ship Lock

Ends at: Lock 1, Limehouse Ship Lock


29/06/2022 15:44

Please be aware, the lock is now operational for the full 4 hour window.


Customers who wish to use Limehouse lock are advised to contact Aquavista on 020 7308 9930 before making passage because of issues with lock operation.

Currently, the lock is operating approximately two hours either side of High Water London Bridge.

It's important to note that the inner pontoon is no longer in position. The outer pontoon is available for boats waiting to use the lock.

The Trust are working alongside Aquavista to get the required repair works carried out.

If your tidal journey starts or ends at Thames Lock, at Brentford, we ask that you please contact Canal & River Trust on 0303 040 40 40 or email us at [email protected]

We are also currently working to enhance our online booking system, so that passage between Limehouse lock and Thames lock can be booked online, alongside our current online booking system for Thames lock for transits to and from Teddington lock