Torksey Lock – until further notice

Notice Alert

Fossdyke Canal
Location: Torksey Lock
Starts At: Lock 1, Torksey Lock
Ends At: Lock 1, Torksey Lock

Wednesday 25 March 2020 until further notice

Type: Booking Information


Update on 07/01/2021:

 

From Tuesday 5 January, passage through Torksey lock will be available only for emergencies and to access essential services such as water, pump out or waste.

Passage through the lock must now be booked by contacting the on site lock keeper using the phone numbers below.

 

 

M: 07884238781

LL: 01427 718202

Passage will continue to be limited and will only be available on a booked basis.

Please note that we require one working days’ notice to arrange passage through the lock, exact time of passage will depend on tide times.

We are keeping our response under constant review and may change our position according to latest government advice.

 

Update on 23/12/2020:

 

Passage through Torksey Lock must now be booked by contacting the on site lock keeper using the phone numbers below.

 

 

M: 07884238781

LL: 01427 718202

Passage though the lock will continue to be limited and will only be available on a booked basis.

Please note that we require one working days’ notice to arrange passage through the lock, exact time of passage will depend on tide times.

We are keeping our response under constant review and may change our position according to latest government advice.

 

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Update on 01/12/2020:

 

Once national restrictions come to and end on 2 December Torksey Lock will sit within a tier 3 area.

Passage though the lock will continue to be limited and will only be available on a booked basis.

Please contact us on 0303 040 4040 or by emailing enquiries.eastmidlands@canalrivertrust.org.uk to arrange passage for essential travel only.

Please note that we require one working days’ notice to arrange passage through the lock, exact time of passage will depend on tide times.

We are keeping our response under constant review and may change our position according to latest government advice.

Update on 30/06/2020:

Torksey Lock will now be manned around the Tide Times.

For passage through the Lock, please book with our Tidal Lock Keeper on site.

We request 24 hours’ notice for bookings through the lock.

Update on 22/05/2020:

Following the announcement from the Prime Minister regarding the UK’s response to the coronavirus crisis, we are advising can move your boat a short distance.

We advise that your trip minimises the use of manned locks and structures.

Some of our bridges and locks are operated by staff who have been off work on furlough, until they have returned to work some of these staffed structures will be closed.

This means that passage through Torksey lock will continue to be limited and will only be available on a booked basis.

Please contact us on 0303 040 4040 or by emailing enquiries.eastmidlands@canalrivertrust.org.uk to arrange passage for essential travel or short distance journeys.

Please note that we require one working days’ notice to arrange passage through the lock, exact time of passage will depend on tide times. We are keeping our response to this crisis under constant review and may change our position according to latest government advice.

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

 

Original message:

Torksey lock message

Following the announcement from the Prime Minister (8.30pm, 23 March 2020) regarding the UK’s response to the coronavirus crisis, we are asking leisure boaters to stop all non-essential travel and not to visit their boats if they do not live aboard permanently.

This means that passage through Torksey lock will be limited to essential movement to reach facilities or relocate, and will only be available on a booked basis.

Please contact us on 0303 040 4040 or by emailing enquiries.eastmidlands@canalrivertrust.org.uk to arrange passage for essential travel only.

Please note that we require one working days’ notice to arrange passage through the lock.

You can view this notice and its map online here:
https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/notice/17399/torksey-lock

You can find all notices at the url below:
https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/notices

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