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

 

River Great Ouse, Ely Ouse System and Tributaries

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Bedford Ouse

Bedford Lock

 Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Lights on Control Panel not Working. Repairs expected to be carried out soon.

Upper Bedford River to Bedford Lock

Closure Notice

23 & 24 July 2022 Between The Hours of 10:00am - 5:00pm Each Day

Closure of Upper Bedford River from downstream of Prebend Street Road Bridge to Bedford Lock for Bedford River Festival

Opposite Bedford Rowing Club 

Reported Obstruction Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Partially submerged tree

Priory Marina

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Sunken Vessel

Honey Hill & Kempston Area 

Updated Advisory Notice

18 April - 17 June 2022

Tree removal works

Between Honey Hill Island & Kempston

Reported Obstruction Advisory

Until Further Notice

Two trees partially blocking Navigation

300m U/Stream of Kemptson

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Fallen tree in river

Garibaldi Bridge Bedford

Advisory Notice

 Until Further Notice

Fallen trees

Kempston Area

Reported Obstruction Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Fallen trees

Sovereigns Quay

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Queens Park Bridge - Longholme

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Cardington Lock

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Downstream of Cardington Lock

Advisory Notice

Reported Obstruction

Until Further Notice

Reports of a shoal

Castle Mills Lock

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Willington Lock

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Approximately 250m U/S of Danish Camp, Willington

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Danish Camp Willington

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Upstream Great Barford Lock

Updated Emergency Restriction Notice

Until further notice

Fallen Tree

Great Barford 48hr Mooring

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Great Barford Bridge

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Roxton Lock

Updated Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Protruding bolts - beware

Roxton Lock & Weir Footbridge

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Eaton Socon Lock

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St Neots Lock

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St Neots
Downstream Landing Stage

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Several large obstructions under water

St Neots Camping & Caravan Site to Little Paxton Sluice

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Little Paxton

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Between Offord Cluny and Great Paxton

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

There is a sunken vessel present within the right side of the channel (looking downstream.

Brampton Lock

Reported Obstruction Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Fallen tree reported u/s of Brampton Lock 

Godmanchester Lock

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Hartford

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Fallen Tree

Houghton Lock

Advisory Notice

16 - 17 June 2022

Contractors working at Houghton Lock

Hemingford Lock

Advisory Notice

Reported Obstruction

Until Further Notice

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

Hemingford Backwater

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Tree Debris in Backwater Chanel at Hemingford

Hemingford Lock

Updated Advisory Notice

Until further notice

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

Hemingford Lock

Reported Obstruction Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Fallen tree U/S of Hemingford Lock are being looked into

St Ives Lock

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

There is a large tree to the edge of the river which has been buoyed off.

St Ives Lock

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Intermittent issues with guillotine gate timer and temporary solution to use

D/S of St Ives Guided Bus Bridge

Reported Obstruction Restriction Notice

Until Further Notice

Fallen tree restricting navigation

Holywell, near Ferry Boat Inn

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Pike and Eel Marina

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Brownshill to Hermitage Lock

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

We are experiencing low levels between Brownshill and Hermitage Lock. Please proceed with caution, at a reduced speed and to the centre of the navigation channel.

Brownshill Lock and Staunch

Emergency Closure Notice

3rd July 2022 

Power outage between 09:00-14:00 

Westview Marina

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Temporarily Out of Action Repair  Awaited

Hermitage Lock

Downstream Mooring

Advisory Notice 

Until further notice

Mooring closed for health and safety reasons

Hermitage Lock Office

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Old West River

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Old West River 

Updated  Advisory Notice 

A submerged Pallet between Flat Bridge & Aldreth High Bridge

Ely Ouse

Until further notice

Queen Adelaide Mooring

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Closed due to health and safey issues

Until further notice

Queen Adelaide Mooring

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Reports of a Sunken Vessel Being Looked Into

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Prickwillow Mooring

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Until further notice

Littleport 48 hr Mooring Ely

Advisory Notice

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Pilings have shifted/collapsed.

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Littleport Piling Works

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Downstream of Pope's Corner

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Common Muckhill Bridge Ely

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Until Further Notice

Ely Pump-out

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Ely - Willow Walk Bridge

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Until Further Notice

Stretham 

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Upware Lock

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Burwell Lode

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Wicken Lode

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River Wissey

Stoke Ferry

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Sugar Factory Wissington

Updated Restriction Notice

13 June - 19 June 2022

Bridge Replacement Works: Small delays may be experienced whilst crane is in use

Dents Field

Advisory Notice

Until Further Notice

Sunken Vessel

Relief Channel

Wiggenhall St. Mary Magdalen and Stowbridge

48 hour moorings

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Moorings are open. Please be aware a navigation key is needed if access is required via the pedestrian gate

Denver & Tidal River

Denver Lock

Advisory Notice

Denver Car Park

Advisory Notice

Denver Lock & Salters Lode Lock

Denver Lock & Salters Lode Lock

Denver Pump Out

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Denver 48 hour hour mooring

Silt Fen Farm 48 hour mooring

River Little Ouse

Hockwold

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White House Bridge

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Brandon Lock

Emergency Restriction Notice

Until further notice

Please be aware we have received reports of a sand shoal downstream of Brandon Lock.  There are also reports of upstream shallowing.

Downstream of Lakenheath Lode

Advisory Notice

Reported Obstruction

Until further notice

We have received a report of a fallen tree in the watercourse just DS of Lakenheath Lode.  Please see notice for further details.

Little Ouse  Bridge

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River Lark

Prickwillow 48 hour Mooring

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Prickwillow Bridge

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Isleham Lock 

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Mile End Road Visitor Mooring

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River Cam

Bottisham Lock

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Baits Bite Lock

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Jesus Lock

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Old Bedford River

Welches Dam

Closure

Until further notice

Lock closed

Hundred Foot / New Bedford River

Welney

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