WINTER WORK PROGRAMME 2017/18 – UPDATED 10/10/2017

The following lock closures are planned to take place from November 2017 to February 2018

St Catherine’s Lock: upper lock gates repair

08.00hrs Tuesday 21st November until 08.00hrs Thursday 23rd November 2017

Coxes Lock lower gates replacement postponed until winter 2018/19

Newark Lock: lock gate replacements, full dewater of upper external head walls, repairs & engineering inspection

08.00hrs Monday 22nd January until 08.00hrs Monday 12th February 2018

Work programme and schedule subject to change due to weather and flood events.  For further information please contact the Navigation Office

E: riverwey@nationaltrust.org.uk

T: 01483 561389

You can also check the latest river conditions by calling Thames Lock 01932 843106 or the Navigations office 01483 561389 (recorded message not updated at weekends)

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13.11.2017 Farncombe Boat House: pump out unavailable

Due to ongoing maintenance work the pump out is currently unavailable until further notice.  Contact FBH direct on 01483 421306 for further information.

 

You can also check the latest river conditions by calling Thames Lock 01932 843106 or the Navigations office 01483 561389 (recorded message not updated at weekends)

 

 

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30.10.2017 River Thames – Environment Agency planned closures October 2017 to March 2018

Please be aware of the EA planned maintenance programme that will effectively restrict access upstream to Oxford and the Kennet and Avon and down stream to London and the Grand Union.

For more information please go to the EA website at:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/river-thames-conditions-closures-restrictions-and-lock-closures#planned-lock-closures-updated-30-october-2017

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/river-thames-investment-programme-2017-to-2018-map

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/655583/RT_investment_prog_2017-18_-_Issue_2_map.pdf

You can also check the latest river conditions by calling Thames Lock 01932 843106 or the Navigations office 01483 561389 (recorded message not updated at weekends).

 

 

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22.10.17- NAVIGATION RESTRICTION – FALLEN TREE – UPDATE

14:40hrs The fallen tree between Broadoaks Bridge and Bowers Lock is now passable with care.

You can also check the latest river conditions by calling Thames Lock 01932 843106 or the Navigations office 01483 561389 (recorded message not updated at weekends).

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21.10.17 NAVIGATION RESTRICTION – FALLEN TREE

13:00hrs There is a fallen tree blocking the navigation between Broadoaks Bridge and Bowers Lock. It is not passable.

You can also check the latest river conditions by calling Thames Lock 01932 843106 or the Navigations office 01483 561389 (recorded message not updated at weekends).

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23.09.17 NAVIGATION RESTRICTION -FALLEN TREE

15:45hrs – There is a fallen tree across the navigation adjacent to B&Q moorings. It is passable with care.

You can also check the latest river conditions by calling Thames Lock 01932 843106 or the Navigations Office 01483 561389 (recorded message not updated at weekends).

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20.09.2017 Notice – Divers in the water Thursday 21 September

The Environment Agency’s Diving Contractor (RED7 Inshore Diving Ltd) will be diving within the navigable River Wey, at Guildford Telemetry Station on Thursday 21st September 2017.  We expect the diving operation to commence on site at approximately 11am, and last for approximately one hour.

You can also check the latest river conditions by calling Thames Lock 01932 843106 or the Navigations office 01483 561389 (recorded message not updated at weekends)

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13.09.17 – NAVIGATION RESTRICTION – FALLEN TREE

UPDATE – 13:55 – The tree has been cleared to one side and is now passable.

08:55 – There is a fallen tree across the navigation, upstream of the railway bridge in Byfleet. The tree is not passable.

You can also check the latest river conditions by calling Thames Lock 01932 843106 or the Navigations Office 01483 561389 (recorded message not updated at weekends).

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