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Severn Photo of the Month

APRIL 2019

Photo by Chris Witts

Opened in 1812 it has served the Severn and Gloucester well, despite being a difficult lock to enter by commercial craft from the river. The current of the Severn travelling downstream along The Quay reaches the lock and strengthens as it turns down towards Llanthony Weir.

Currently the lock is closed to all river traffic due to a serious leak of water both at the upper and lower end of the lock. A major problem for the Canal & River Trust.

Gloucester Lock  






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