Stoppages - River Severn 2012/2013

The top 3 locks on the River Severn will be subject ot extensive repairs resulting in stoppage closures this winter, closing in sequence as follows...

 The 3 uppermost locks will close in sequence as shown below.  There will be windows for passage if required and of course, if flood levels and flow allow. Advance booking of the locks during wither will still apply. Mark Abraham from the Canal & River Trust have advised that every effort will be made to facilitate passage where possible.  i.e works at each lock will take a few days to set up and if possible, boats will still be allowed through.



Bevere Lock

 

Closing from 5th November to 23rd November 2012.


For Lock gate repairs and replanking. Brickwork repairs to chamber and approach wing walls.

 

Lincomb Lock

 

Closing from 26th November to 21st Decemer 2012

 

For Lock gate repairs and replanking. Brickwork repairs to chamber and approach wing walls.

 

Holt Lock

 

Closing from 7th January to 8th February 2013.


For Lock gate repairs and replanking. Brickwork repairs to chamber and approach wing walls.

 

 

 There are also stoppages further south on the Gloucester & Sharpness canal to facilitate bridge investigations and repairs.  Of course, there are also the usual round of inland waterway stoppages and further informaton can be found on the Stoppages page of the Waterscape website.

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