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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

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River Great Ouse, Ely Ouse System and Tributaries

Water taps turned off in winter and periods of cold weather may also affect Elsan facilities.

River Great Ouse, Ely Ouse System and Tributaries

Due to the current cold snap, temperatures at the Denver Complex reached as low as -8.8 degrees C last night, as a result the Relief Channel Lock and Complex are currently impassable due to ice.

See attached notice for further information 

River Great Ouse

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Bedford Ouse

Bedford Lock 

Lock wall Inspection 

Butterfly Bridge - Bedford

Maintenance Repairs to Bridge

Between Garibaldi Bridge and Butterfly Bridge - Bedford

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Between Bedford Boat Club and Roxton

Queens Park

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Honey Hill & Kempston Area 

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White Bridge at Newham

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Garibaldi Bridge Bedford

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Kempston Area

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Sovereigns Quay

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Cardington Lock

Winter Works Programme

Castle Mills Lock

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Upstream of Castle Mills Lock

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Willington Lock

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Danish Camp Willington

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Great Barford 48hr Mooring

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Upstream of Wyboston Lakes

Contractors working to remove old overhead cables

Great Barford

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Roxton Lock

Protruding bolts - beware

Eaton Socon Lock

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Eaton Socon Lock Mooring

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

St Neots Lock

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St Neots
Downstream Landing Stage

Several large obstructions under water

Downstream of St Neots - Coneygreare

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Little Paxton

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Offord Cluny

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Brampton Lock

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Brampton Mill Channel

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Godmanchester Lock 

Fallen tree.

Hartford

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Houghton Lock

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Hemingford Lock

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

Hemingford Lock

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

St Ives Lock

Intermittent issues with guillotine gate timer and temporary solution to use

The Waits, St. Ives

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St Ives Guided Bus Bridge

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Holywell, near Ferry Boat Inn

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Pike and Eel Marina

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Brownshill Lock

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Westview Marina

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Hermitage Lock

Downstream Mooring

Mooring closed for health and safety reasons

Old West River

Flat Bridge

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Aldreth High Bridge

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Stretham Bridge

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Ely Ouse

Until further notice

Queen Adelaide Mooring

Until further notice

Closed due to health and safety reasons

Until further notice

Queen Adelaide Mooring

Until further notice

Sunken vessel 

Until further notice

Littleport 48hr Mooring

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Downstream of Pope's Corner

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Sandhills 48hr Mooring

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Until Further Notice

Ely Pump-out

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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

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Stoke Ferry

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13 June - 19 June 2022

Sugar Factory Wissington

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Until Further Notice

Dents Field

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Sunken vessel

Relief Channel

Wiggenhall St. Mary Magdalen 48hr mooring

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Stowbridge

48hr mooring

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Denver & Tidal River

Denver Pump Out

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Denver Facilities

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Please be aware f the Elsan facililites at Denver remains 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.

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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White House Bridge

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Brandon Lock

Updated Emergency Restriction Notice

Until further notice

Please be aware of sand shoals both upstream and  downstream of Brandon Lock.  Contractors will be at work commencing on 16/1/23 to dredge this area and expected to take up to 8 weeks.

Lakenheath Lode

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Little Ouse  Bridge

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River Lark

Upstream of Prickwillow 

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Prickwillow 48 hour Mooring

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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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River Cam

Bottisham Lock

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Baits Bite Lock

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Jesus Lock

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Old Bedford River

Closure

Until further notice

Lock closed

Hundred Foot / New Bedford River

Welney

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Oxlade - Welney Suspension Bridge

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Mepal Bridge

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