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

Anglian Waterways wide

Urgent Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Urgent update for boaters. Please view further information here.

Anglian Waterways wide

Urgent Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Due to measures in place to combat Coronavirus (COVID-19), current emergency advice is to avoid all non-essential travel, including navigating on Anglian Waterways at present. We advise that any craft still navigating on the Environment Agency Anglian Waterways continue to do so at their own risk.

Anglian Waterways wide; assisted passage locks

Severe Restriction Notice

Until at least 14 April 2020

Due to the UK’s heightened response to the Coronavirus emergency, from 4pm on Friday 27 March 2020 lock sites where we usually provide assisted passage will be severely restricted and limited until further notice.

River Great Ouse, Ely Ouse system and tributaries

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

As we are currently experiencing high levels of rainfall across the region it may become necessary to increase and maximise the discharge of flood water at the Denver Complex.

River Great Ouse wide

Updated Closure Notice

Until 30 April 2020

Winter works programme 2019/20

Bedford Ouse

Various Locations

Advisory Notice

21 October 2019 to

30 April 2020

Contractors will be mechanically removing pennywort between Godmanchester and Houghton for approximately 3 weeks and surveys and handpicking of pennywort between Bedford and Earith until April 2020.

Sovereigns Quay

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Fallen tree from the island partially blocking river.

Bedford Lock

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Cardington Lock

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Castle Mills Lock

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Willington Lock

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Great Barford Lock

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Roxton Lock

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Eaton Socon Lock

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St Neots

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Please be aware there is a fallen tree, mid-channel, upstream of the Priory Centre moorings at grid reference NGR 518096 260327. Navigation is possible, but please proceed with care.

St Neots Lock

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Little Paxton

Updated Advisory Notice

Until further notice

A large tree has fallen into the river downstream of St.Neots Lock, approx 100 metres upstream of Paxton Nature Reserve moorings. We are currently liaising with UK Power Networks in respect of removing this tree.

Offord Lock

Updated Closure Notice

See Navigation Notice for details

Winter works programme 2019/20

Brampton Lock

Updated Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Sunken vehicle

Godmanchester Lock

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Houghton Lock

Updated Closure Notice

See Navigation Notice for details

Winter works programme 2019/20

Houghton Lock

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Lock footbridge: reduced headroom

Hemingford Lock

Updated Closure Notice

See Navigation Notice for details

Winter works programme 2019/20

St Ives Lock

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St Ives Dolphin Mooring

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St Ives Quay

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Holywell

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Brownshill Lock

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Earith - Westview Marina

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Unfortunately, the pump-out at Westview Marina is currently out of order - please do not attempt to operate until further notice. Alternative pump-out is available at Heron Walk, Ely.

Hermitage Lock

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Old West River

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Ely Ouse

Upware

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Cutters Bridge

Grid Ref: TL 54467 79579

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Burwell Lode

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Wicken Lode

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River Wissey

Near sugarbeet factory

Updated Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Fallen tree

Relief Channel

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Denver & Tidal River

Denver Lock

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Denver (tidal side)

Restriction Notice

20 March to 3 April 2020

We are working in partnership with the Cam Conservators to undertake silt clearance via water jetting, downstream of Denver lock within the tidal river.

Denver Lock and tidal river

Updated Restriction Notice

Until further notice

Siltation issues

Denver Pump-out

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Unfortunately, the pump-out at Denver is currently out of order. Please do not attempt to use the pump-out until further notice.

River Little Ouse

Upstream of Brandon Lock

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

There is a fallen tree partially blocking the navigation approximately 200 metres upstream of Brandon Lock.

River Lark

Isleham Lock

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River Cam

Abbey-Chesterton Bridge/ Chisholm Trail

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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

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