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

Closure Notice

Various - see Navigation Notice for details

WINTER WORKS PROGRAMME 2021-2022.  SEE NOTICE FOR DETAILS.

Tidal River / Ely Ouse - Kings Lynn to Cambridge

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Bedford Ouse

Bedford Ouse - Various Locations 

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Sovereigns Quay

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Queens Park

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Cardington Lock Canoe Portage

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Upstream of Cardington Lock

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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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Castle Mills Lock
Downstream Landing Stage

Emergency Restriction Notice

Until further notice

The majority of the fallen tree has now been removed, however the stump still remains on the upstream side of the landing stage. Please note that the existing gravel shoal in this area has moved in high flows encroaching into the navigation channel by the downstream landing stage.

Willington Lock

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Danish Camp Willington

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Great Barford Lock

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Great Barford 48hr Mooring

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Great Barford Bridge

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Roxton Lock

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Roxton Lock & Weir Footbridge

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Eaton Socon Lock

Winter Works Closure

See Navigation Notice for details

WINTER WORKS 2021/2022 - SEE NOTICE

AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE FOR DETAILS

St Neots Lock

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Fencing installation works will be taking place along the lock side.

Little Paxton

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Offord Lock

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Brampton Lock

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Brampton Mill

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

There is a section of tree halfway across the river moving downstream near Brampton Mill.  

Godmanchester Lock

Winter Works Closure

See Navigation Notice for details

WINTER WORKS 2021/2022 - SEE NOTICE

AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE FOR DETAILS

Huntingdon Bridge B1044

Advisory Notice

25 October - 22 November 2021

Contractors will be undertaking scour protection works to pier one of the Huntingdon Bridge between the dates shown.  Please see notice for further details.

Houghton Lock

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Lock footbridge: reduced headroom

Houghton Lock 

Closure Notice 

29 November - 10 December 2021

Bridge Repairs

Houghton Island/Railway Bridge

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Hemingford Lock

Advisory Notice

Reported Obstruction

Until further notice

Reports of a shoal d/s of the lock are being looked into

St Ives Lock

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St Ives Chapel, Town Bridge

Advisory Notice

1 November - 17 December 2021

Contractors will be undertaking maintenance and reapir works to the Chapel on St Ives Town Bridge between the dates shown.  Please see notice for further details.

Holywell, near Ferry Boat Inn

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Pike and Eel Marina

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Holywell

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Upstream of

Brownshill Lock

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Brownshill Lock

Winter Works Closure

See Navigation Notice for details

WINTER WORKS 2021/2022 - SEE NOTICE

AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE FOR DETAILS

Earith Sluice

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Earith Sluice will be operating to allow small levels of water through causing levels to possibly fluctuate between Brownshill & Hermitage

Hermitage Lock

Winter Works Closure

See Navigation Notice for details

WINTER WORKS 2021/2022 - SEE NOTICE

AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE FOR DETAILS

Hermitage Lock

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Hermitage Lock

Downstream Mooring

Advisory Notice 

Until further notice

Mooring Closed for H & S Reasons

Old West River

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Old West River

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Ely Ouse

Queen Adelaide Mooring

Until further notice

Closed due to health and safey issues

Cutters Bridge Ely

Advisory Notice

11 Oct - 22 Oct 2021

Bridge Repairs

Littleport 48 hr Mooring Ely

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Pilings have shifted/collapsed.

Littleport 48 hr Mooring Ely

Advisory Notice

1 November 2021 to

28 February 2022

Piling works.  Please see notice for further details.

Common Muckhill Bridge Ely

Advisory Notice

18 Oct - 22 Oct 2021

-Bridge Repairs

Ely Pump-out

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Ely Elsan Point

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Upware

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Burwell Lode

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Wicken Lode

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River Wissey

Stoke Ferry

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Near Sugar Beet Factory

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Upstream of Hilgay

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North of Hilgay

Advisory Notice

1 November 2021 to
28 February 2022

Piling works. Please see notice for further details.

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

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Denver & Tidal River

Denver Lock

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Elsan Point not in use 

Denver Sluice

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Denver Slipway

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Denver Complex

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Denver Pump Out

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Denver 48 hour hour mooring

Until further notice

Closed due to health and safety issues

Silt Fen Farm 48 hour mooring

Until further notice

Closed due to health and safety issues

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River Little Ouse

Hockwold

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Brandon Lock Landing Stage

Advisory Notice

Until further notice

Due to damage to the decking, one of the access ramps has been fenced off. Please use the alternative ramp at the opposite end of the structure.

Brandon Lock

Emergency Restriction Notice

30 April 2021 - 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 Railway 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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