Allington Lock and Slipway
Gateway to the rural River Medway
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For information and action: 

The scheduled temporary lowering of the river Level at Tonbridge Town Lock on 19/06/2019 has been postponed until further notice.

 If you have any comments or concerns regarding this please contact Allington Lock on 01622 752864.



Following a UNISON ballot, some Environment Agency staff, including Upper Medway Navigation Staff may take industrial action on pre-planned days. All staff will be able to remove themselves from their rostered duty shifts on these days between specific times. These have been confirmed as:
                                                     1700 hrs 12th July- 0900 hrs 13th July 2019
                                                     1700 hrs 19th July -0900 hrs 20th July 2019
                                                     1700 hrs 26th July -0900 hrs 27th July 2019
Please contact Allington Lock to find out how this might affect the Navigation.


Latest river stream conditions for boating: 

Current Medway Navigation Team activities

Invasive Species Guidance





Upper Medway Navigation 2018 - 2019 Customer Charter 

Please click above to view the 2018-2019 Customer Charter for the Upper Medway Navigation

Notice to Mariners:

Notice 01 of 2019 - Winter Maintenance Draw Downs

Notice 02 of 2019 - Reopening of Navigation at Teston Bridge

Notice 03 of 2019 - MIRC Spring Head Race

Notice 04 of 2019 - Brandbridges Bridge Works

Notice 05 of 2019 - Obstruction in River

Notice 06 of 2019 - Obstruction in River cleared

Notice 07 of 2019 - Maidstone Canoe Marathon - 12/05/2019

Notice 08 of 2019 - Temporary Reduced Speed Limit

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 If you'd like to see what the Medway Canoe Trail is all about, then click on the link below:




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