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Great Ouse and Tributaries Navigation Notices

Please be aware Navigation Notices listed here are only updated Monday to Friday during office hours

LOCATION

TYPE OF NOTICE

DURATION

DETAILS

All

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Various Locks

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Ely Ouse

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River Great Ouse, Ely Ouse System and Tributaries

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Trees in Navigation

River Great Ouse, Ely Ouse System and Tributaries

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Fluctuating Levels

Thetford to Upware

Advisory Notice

23 - 26 June 2024

Anglia Adventures Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

 Bedford Ouse

Bedford to St. Ives

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Bedford Rowing Event

Advisory Notice

8th June 2024

Rowing Regatta between Twin Railway Bridges and Newnham Bridge, Longholme

Viking Kayak Club Canoe Marathon

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Viking Kayak Club

Canoe Slalom competition

Advisory Notice

-22-23 June 2024

Canoe Slalom competition. Cardington Artificial Slalom Course, Priory Country Park, Bedford 

Bedford Regatta

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Prebend Street Bridge, Bedford

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Tree in river

Adjacent to Bedford Boating Lake

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Great Denham DS of Kempston

Until further notice

Reports of fallen trees.

U/S of Twin Railway Bridge Bedford 

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Honey Hill & Kempston Area 

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Newham Stairs

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Garibaldi Bridge Bedford

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Cardington Lock

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Downstream of Castle Mills Lock

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Large Tree Limb in River

Downstream of Castle Mills Lock 

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Reports of a tree in river

Renhold Bend

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

2 trees in river approx 50m apart

Upstream of Willington Lock

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Partially Submerged Tree Limb in River

Willington Lock

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Bedford to Great Barford

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Fallen and Overhanging trees

Upstream of Great Barford Lock

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Great Barford 48hr Mooring

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Closed Due To H & S Reasons 

Great Barford Bridge

Until further notice

Dislodge Dolphin in U/S Channel of Bridge

200m US of Great Barford Bridge

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Submerged Tree

Barford Old Mill 48 Hr Mooring

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Roxton Lock

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Nr Begwary Brook, Wyboston

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Fallen Tree 150m Upstream of Eaton Socon Lock

Advisory Notice 

Until further notice

Fallen tree partially blocking navigation channel but still passable. 

Eaton Socon Lock - US

UPDATED Emergency Restriction Notice

Until Further Notice

Tree restricting access to the lock

Fallen Tree downstream of Eaton Socon Lock - next to Rivermill Pub

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Tree in Navigation 

Eaton Socon Lock

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Eaton Socon Lock Mooring

Reported Obstruction Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Report of obstruction close to grass bank mooring, approximately 200m upstream river right

300M Upstream of St Neots 

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Tree in Navigation

100m US of St Neots Caravan Site

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Large tree limb stuck in silt mid-stream

St Neots Lock - DS Landing Stage

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Missing fendering on DS Landing Stage

St Neots
Downstream Landing Stage

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Several large obstructions under water

St Neots Sluice

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St Neots Priory Centre

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Large tree limb in river

Upstream of Paxton Pitts Moorings

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Partially Submerged Tree in River

Offord Lock 

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Sluice Pool Entrance Brampton Lock

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Tree in Navigation 

Brampton Lock

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Huntingdon

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Lee's Brook Weir

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Upstream of Huntingdon Boat Haven

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Godmanchester Lock 

Updated Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Replacement of upstream and downstream canoe portage points

Godmanchester Lock 

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Tree wedged against DS Landing Stage

Godmanchester U/S and D/S Canoe Platform

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Both canoe portages are currently out of use due to recent damage and missing boards.

Godmanchester to Houghton  Reported Obstruction

Reported Obstruction Advisory Notice 

Until further notice 

Reported obstruction marked with a buoy

Riverside Mill, Godmanchester

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DS of Daylock Marina between Huntingdon and Houghton

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Houghton Lock 

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Partially Submerged Concrete DS Landing Stage

Houghton Lock 

Reported Obstruction Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Reported Tree in navigation 

Houghton Lock 

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Broken key clamp post on vee door gantry

Houghton Lock - US Landing Stage

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Damaged fendering on US Landing Stage

Batcock Island Hemingford Grey

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Tree in  navigation 

Hemingford Lock

Advisory Notice

Reported Obstruction

Until further notice

Reports of a shoal downstream of the lock are being looked in to

Hemingford Lock

Updated Advisory Notice

Until further notice

We are currently experiencing an intermittent issue with the timer on this lock gate.

Hemingford Lock

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Report of a tree in navigation at Hemingford Meadow

Hemingford Meadow

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Report of submerged tree

St Ives Quay and Nobles Field

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St Ives Rowing Regatta

22nd June 2024

Rowing Regatta Adjacent to Nobles Field, St Ives

St Ives Lock

Advisory Notice

8 January 2024 - approx. 6 weeks

Bank reprofiling and reinforcement works to D/S landing stage area

Between St Ives and Hemingford

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Two obstructions between St Ives and Hemingford

Downstream of St Ives Lock

Reported Obstruction Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Partially Submerged Tree Stump in River

Approx 200m US of Ferryboat Inn, Hollywell

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Brownshill Lock

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Log in navigation

Brownshill Lock

UPDATED Emergency Closure

Until Further Notice

Mechanical Issue with Guillotine Gate

Westview Marina

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Hermitage Lock

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Hermitage Lock

Downstream Mooring

Advisory Notice 

Until further notice

Mooring closed for health and safety reasons

 Old West River

Lazy Otter Bridge 

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Fallen tree tied to left bank approx. 200m US of Lazy Otter Road Bridge

Between the Old Pump House and Lazy Otter

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Sinking vessel

Between Lazy Otter & A10 Road Bridge

Updated Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Tree in river

DS of Lazy Otter

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Tree in river

Approx. 100m US of Newmarket Road Bridge

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Aldreth area

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200m US of Twenty Pence Marina Entrance

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Fallen tree blocking 90% of navigation

 Ely Ouse

Until further notice

Queen Adelaide Mooring

Until further notice

Closed due to health & safety Concerns

Until further notice

Littleport

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Until further notice

Queen Adelaide Bridge

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Windmill 48 Hr Mooring

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Sandhills 48hr Mooring

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Isle of Ely Rowing Club

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Until Further Notice

Ely Pump-out

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Until Further Notice

Ely Slipway

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Until Further Notice

Ely Railway Bridge

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The Ship Inn 48 Hr Mooring

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Until Further Notice

Little Thetford 48 Hr Mooring

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Upware Lock

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Burwell Lode

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Wicken Lode

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Where River Wissey meets Ely Ouse

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Boat taken on water and resting on riverbed

 River Wissey

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Stoke Ferry

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Sugar Beet Factory

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Wissey Sluice 

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  Relief Channel

Until Further Notice

Denver 

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Until Further Notice

Wiggenhall St. Mary Magdalen 48hr mooring

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Until Further Notice

Stowbridge 48hr Mooring

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Until Further Notice

Downham Market 48 hr mooring

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  Denver & Tidal River

Denver Tidal River

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Denver Lock

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

De-silting works at Denver are now complete. Our Contractors have now moved on to Salters Lode tidal Lock entrance.

Salters Lode Lock

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

De-silting works at Denver are now complete. Our Contractors have now moved on to Salters Lode tidal Lock entrance.

Denver Pump Out

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Denver Facilities

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Please be aware the Elsan facilities at Denver remain closed until the completion of the refurbishment of the car park toilet block which is expected to take a further 6 weeks. The pump out and the water point are both open for use.

Denver 48hr Moorings

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Mooring closed due to health and safety reasons.

Denver Complex

Advisory Notice 

17 April - 26 April 2024

Planned works taking place at Denver. Should not cause disruption.

West Norfolk Rowing Club Denver - Queen Adelaide Bridge Ely

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Silt Fen Farm 48hr mooring

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Mooring closed due to health and safety reasons.

River Little Ouse

Hockwold

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Brandon Lock

Emergency Closure Notice

Until Further Notice

Silt Deposits

Brandon Lock 

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Please be aware that there is a gravel shoal build up at Brandon Lock. Please navigation with caution.

Brandon Lock U/S Canoe Portage Point

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Closed Due To Health & Safety Reasons

Brandon Creek 48 Hour Mooring

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 River Lark

Toms Hole 48 Hr Mooring

Advisory Notice

Until Rescinded

Mooring Closed for Health and Safety Reasons

Prickwillow Bridge

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Isleham Lock 

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Judes Ferry

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Mile End Road Visitor Mooring

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Mile End Road

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 River Cam

Upware Lock

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Caution to be taken when using the Lock

Upware Lock

Emergency Closure Notice

2 May and 3 May 2024

Upware Lock will be closed between 07:30 and 17:00 for repair works to the bridge.

Upware Lock

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Bottisham Lock

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Sunken Vessel downstream of Bottisham Lock

Bottisham Lock

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Bottisham Lock

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Baits Bite Lock

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Ongoing works in Lock area

Jesus Lock and Baits Bite Lock

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Locks closed to Navigation due to Structural lock island issues

Jesus Lock

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 Old Bedford River

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 Hundred Foot / New Bedford River

Cradge Bank

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Oxlade - Welney Suspension Bridge

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Mepal Bridge

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