2012/13 THAMES WINTER WORKS - FIRST DETAILS


River Thames News can reveal a provisional list of work to be undertaken by the Environment Agency during the autumn and winter.

Among the major projects is the replacement of lock gates at Iffley.

Subject to change, these are the details - dates mentioned are when work is expected to take place, not necessarily lock closure dates:

Buscot Lock Date to be confirmed Re-sheeting the lock gates

Rushey Lock Date to be confirmed Replacing the rubbing timbers

Northmoor Lock Date to be confirmed
Re-sheeting the lock gates

Osney Lock November
Work on weirs in head lock cut

Iffley Lock November to February
Replacing the lock gates

Abingdon Lock November to February
Refurbishing the lock chamber

Whitchurch Lock November to December
Repairs to lock gates and lock chamber cills

Temple Lock Date to be confirmed
Extension to lock chamber steps

Marlow Date to be confirmed
Extension to lock chamber steps

Boulters Lock Date to be confirmed
Extension to lock chamber steps

Bray Lock Date to be confirmed
Extension to lock chamber steps

Old Windsor Lock November to February
Refurbishing the lock chamber

Penton Hook Lock Date to be confirmed
Inspecting and refurbishing the lock gates

Shepperton Lock November to February
Refurbishing the lock chamber

Molesey Lock November to February
Refurbishing the lock chamber

Teddington August to October
(Barge Lock) Refurbishing the lock gates

The agency said: " We send our waterway investment programme early as possible to help you plan your cruising over the winter."

For the most up to date version, please see the EA website HERE where you will also find the information displayed on a map.

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