9 of 2024 - River Updates

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East Lock

Works have been completed at East Lock and the river level has been reinstated.

Tonbridge Town Lock

We are aware of issues at Tonbridge Town Lock, our team will be attending site this week to complete desilting in the lock and restore gate operation.

Twyford Bridge Replacement Works

Works to replace Twyford Bridge at Yalding are underway. The completion date will be extended due to poor weather. The site is passable with caution, further updates will be issued shortly.

Maidstone Canoe Club Hasler Race

Maidstone Canoe Club will be holding the Hasler South East series race on Sunday 19th May 2024.

Canoes and Kayaks will be launching from the Maidstone Canoe Club landing stage ( just downstream of Maidstone bridge) for a start time of 12:00 with launching taking place until around 12.45.

The races will be run on a timed basis over 4 courses with turning points at Tovil, East Farleigh Lock, Teston Bridge and Wateringbury Bridge with temporary turn buoys in mid channel at Tovil and East Farleigh. The anticipated finish time of the event is around 14.30.

Would all other river users please give the race unhindered passage during race times.


River Status


All vessels using these waterways must be registered with the Environment Agency.

For further information call: 03708 506 506

Last updated: 25 Jun, 15:26 PM