Aire and Calder Mainline, Wakefield Branch Aire and Calder and Bank Dole Cut

Detail

From Date: 06/10/2023 13:30

To Date: 19/10/2023 09:00 inclusive

Type: Advice

Reason: Information

Is the towpath closed? No

Intersection of

Closest waterway: Aire & Calder Navigation Main Line

Starts at: Lock 9, Castleford Junction Lock

Ends at: Lock 11, Ferrybridge Flood Lock

AND

Closest waterway: Clarence Dock

Starts at: Leeds Dock Flood Gates

Ends at: Leeds Dock Flood Gates

AND

Closest waterway: Bank Dole Cut

Starts at: Bank Dole Lock (Lock 5)

Ends at: Bank Dole Lock (Lock 5)

Updates

15/10/2023 10:53

Due to recent heavy rainfall and high river levels the following flood locks/gates are closed but remain open for boaters to operate via the pedestal.

Castleford Flood Lock

Ferry Bridge Flood Lock

The following flood locks/gates are open:

Leeds Dock (Clarence Dock) Flood Gates

Bank Dole Flood Lock

Broadreach Flood Lock

Please check the Strong Stream Warning board and marker at each flood lock before entering the river section of navigation. 

Canal and River Trust apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

This notice will be regularly updated as water level conditions change

13/10/2023 11:50

Due to recent heavy rainfall river levels are rising and the following flood locks/gates are closed.

Castleford Flood Lock

Ferry Bridge Flood Lock

Broadreach Flood Lock

The following flood locks/gates are open:

Leeds Dock (Clarence Dock) Flood Gates

Bank Dole Flood Lock

Please check the Strong Stream Warning board and marker at each flood lock before entering the river section of navigation.

Canal and River Trust apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

This notice will be regularly updated as water level conditions change

09/10/2023 08:31

The following flood locks gates are closed but lock open and operable for normal use via lock side pedestal for navigation

Castleford Flood Lock

Ferry Bridge Flood Lock

The following flood locks/gates are open:

Leeds Dock (Clarence Dock) Flood Gates

Bank Dole Flood Lock

Broadreach Flood Lock

Canal and River Trust apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

This notice will be regularly updated as water level conditions change

06/10/2023 13:30

Due to recent heavy rainfall and rising river levels the following flood gates and locks gates are closed.

Bank Dole Flood Lock

Ferry Bridge Flood Lock

Castleford Flood Lock

Broadreach Flood Lock

Leeds Dock (Clarence Dock) Flood Gates

Canal and River Trust apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

This notice will be regularly update as water levels conditions change

29/09/2023 10:59

All flood locks and gates are open:

Ferry Bridge Flood Lock 

Castleford Flood Lock

Broadreach Flood Lock

Leeds Dock (Clarence Dock) Flood Gates

Bank Dole Flood Lock

27/09/2023 15:23

The following flood locks gates are closed but lock open and operable for normal use via lock side pedestal for navigation

Castleford Flood Lock

Broadreach Flood Lock

Ferry Bridge Flood Lock

The following flood locks/gates are open:

Leeds Dock (Clarence Dock) Flood Gates

Bank Dole Flood Lock

Canal and River Trust apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

This notice will be regularly updated as water level conditions change

25/09/2023 11:38

The following flood locks gates are closed but lock open and operable for normal use via lock side pedestal for navigation

Ferry Bridge Flood Lock

The following flood locks/gates are open:

Castleford Flood Lock

Broadreach Flood Lock

Leeds Dock (Clarence Dock) Flood Gates

Bank Dole Flood Lock

Canal and River Trust apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

This notice will be regularly updated as water level conditions change

21/09/2023 15:15

The following flood locks gates are closed but lock open and operable for normal use via lock side pedestal for navigation

Ferry Bridge Flood Lock

Castleford Flood Lock

The following flood locks/gates are open:

Broadreach Flood Lock

Leeds Dock (Clarence Dock) Flood Gates

Bank Dole Flood Lock

Canal and River Trust apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

This notice will be regularly updated as water level conditions change

21/09/2023 15:08

The following flood locks gates are closed but lock open and operable for normal use via lock side pedestal for navigation

Ferry Bridge Flood Lock

Castleford Flood Lock

The following flood locks/gates are open:

Broadreach Flood Lock

Leeds Dock (Clarence Dock) Flood Gates

Bank Dole Flood Lock

Canal and River Trust apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

This notice will be regularly updated as water level conditions change

19/09/2023 17:03

The following flood locks gates are closed but lock open and operable for normal use via lock side pedestal for navigation

Ferry Bridge Flood Lock

Castleford Flood Lock

Broadreach Flood Lock

Canal and River Trust apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

This notice will be regularly updated as water level conditions change

19/09/2023 12:25

The following flood locks gates are closed but lock open and operable for normal use via lock side pedestal for navigation

Ferry Bridge Flood Lock

Castleford Flood Lock

Canal and River Trust apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

This notice will be regularly updated as water level conditions change

30/08/2023 14:56

All flood locks flood gates are open:

Ferry Bridge Flood Lock (please note water level currently low here while work takes place on adjacent hydro plant - due to be completed end of Friday 1st September when water level should return to normal)

Castleford Flood Lock

Broadreach Flood Lock

Leeds Dock (Clarence Dock) Flood Gates

Bank Dole Flood Lock

21/08/2023 12:28

The following flood locks gates are closed but lock open and operable for normal use via lock side pedestal for navigation

Ferry Bridge Flood Lock

The following flood locks flood gates are open:

Castleford Flood Lock

Broadreach Flood Lock

Leeds Dock (Clarence Dock) Flood Gates

Bank Dole Flood Lock

Canal and River Trust apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

This notice will be regularly updated as water level conditions change

19/08/2023 11:55

The following flood locks gates are closed but lock open and operable for normal use via lock side pedestal for navigation

Ferry Bridge Flood Lock

Castleford Flood Lock

The following flood locks flood gates are open:

Broadreach Flood Lock

Leeds Dock (Clarence Dock) Flood Gates

Bank Dole Flood Lock

Canal and River Trust apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

This notice will be regularly update as water levels conditions change

18/08/2023 16:13

The following flood locks gates are closed but lock open and operable for normal use via lock side pedestal for navigation

Ferry Bridge Flood Lock

Castleford Flood Lock

Broadreach Flood Lock

The following flood locks flood gates remain open:

Leeds Dock (Clarence Dock) Flood Gates

Bank Dole Flood Lock

Canal and River Trust apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

This notice will be regularly update as water levels conditions change

09/08/2023 10:40

The following flood locks and gates are now open:

Leeds Dock (Clarence Dock)

Castleford Flood Lock

Broadreach Flood Lock

Bank Dole Flood Gates

Ferrybridge Flood Lock remains closed but user operable via the pedestals

03/08/2023 14:09

Leeds Dock (Clarence Dock) and Bank Dole Flood Gates have reopened

The following flood locks and gates remain closed, navigation restricted due to high river levels: 

Castleford Flood Lock

Ferry Bridge Flood Lock

Broadreach Flood Lock

Canal and River Trust apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

This notice will be regularly update as water levels conditions change

03/08/2023 13:41

Leeds Dock (Clarence Dock) and Bank Dole Flood Gates have reopened

The following flood locks and gates remain closed but user operable via the pedestals:

Castleford Flood Lock

Ferry Bridge Flood Lock

Broadreach Flood Lock

Canal and River Trust apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

This notice will be regularly update as water levels conditions change

02/08/2023 11:35

Due to recent heavy rainfall the following flood locks and gates are in the process of being closed:

Leeds Dock (Clarence Dock) Flood Gates

Castleford Flood Lock

Ferry Bridge Flood Lock

Bank Dole Flood Lock

Broadreach Flood Lock

Canal and River Trust apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

This notice will be regularly update as water levels conditions change

25/07/2023 13:45

Leeds Dock (Clarence Dock) Flood Gates have reopened

Ferry Bridge Flood Lock - gates are closed but lock open and operable via pedestal for navigation

Bank Dole Flood Lock - flood gates are open, lock gates closed but lock available for normal navigation

Broadreach Flood Lock - gates are closed but lock open and operable via pedestal for navigation

The following flood locks and gates remain closed:

Castleford Flood Lock - the river from Castleford to Woodnook and Lemonroyd Locks is still in flood.

Canal and River Trust apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

This notice will be regularly update as water levels conditions change

25/07/2023 08:38

Leeds Dock (Clarence Dock) Flood Gates have reopened

The following flood locks and gates remain closed:

Castleford Flood Lock

Ferry Bridge Flood Lock

Bank Dole Flood Lock

Broadreach Flood Lock

Canal and River Trust apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

This notice will be regularly update as water levels conditions change

24/07/2023 10:04

Due to recent heavy rainfall the following flood locks gates are closed:

Leeds Dock (Clarence Dock) Flood Gates

Castleford Flood Lock

Ferry Bridge Flood Lock

Bank Dole Flood Lock

Broadreach Flood Lock

Canal and River Trust apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

This notice will be regularly update as water levels conditions change

20/07/2023 16:53

Due to rising water levels Castleford Junction Lock and Ferrybridge Flood Lock gates have been closed but both remain open for navigation by using the pedestals.

Canal and River Trust apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

20/07/2023 10:29

The water levels have returned to normal and the flood gates have been opened at Castleford Junction Lock and Ferrybridge Flood Lock.

Description

Due to rising water levels Castleford Junction Lock and Ferrybridge Flood Lock gates have been closed but both remain open for navigation by using the pedestals.

Canal and River Trust apologise for any inconvenience this may cause you.