Notice alert – River Trent (Near Stoke Lock)

Notice Alert

River Trent
Location: Near Stoke Lock

Tuesday 2 June 2020 until further notice

Type: Advice
Reason: Information

Original message:

A boat has run onto the sand bar below Stoke lock.

The lock approach is still accessible, and craft can navigate around the boat.

Please proceed with care.

We have been advised that the owner will return later on this week to try and move the boat.

We will update our website tomorrow, to advise any developments with regards this craft.


From 23rd May our canals and rivers are open for navigation. Our towpaths are also open for exercise or journeys to undertake essential work, but please try to avoid any stretches with boats moored against the towpath. Strictly observe social distancing at all times, following the latest advice from the government. Before you go by boat, bike or boot, remember to check your route.

Please follow the government advice – stay alert, control the virus, save lives.

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