Mutford Lock, Oulton Broad

Until further notice, vessels wishing to transit Mutford lock should book passage 24hrs in advance by contacting the  Harbour Master's office on 07572039790 or via VHF Channel 73 which is monitored during operating hours.   These measures are in response to the Coronavirus situation to ensure staff availability.

Urgent passage may be available with less notice.  Enquiries should be made as soon as possible to the Harbour Master’s Office.  

Core Operating Times

Period

Hours

Monday - Friday

1 April – 31 October

08:00

18:00

1 November – 31 March

09:00

12:00

 

Saturdays/Sundays/Bank Holidays

(except Dec 25-26, Jan 1)

1 April – 31 October

08:00

18:00

1 May – 30 September

08:00

19:30

1 November – 31 March

08:00

12:00

It is noted that those needing the road bridge lift can only be accommodated for lifts between 09:00 – 12:00h and 13:00 – 17:00h (high season) due to the restrictions placed on road bridge lifts.

The Lock Team will support you as you transit the lock.  Please let them know if you require any additional assistance by using the details above.                                                                                                         

For full guidance when accessing and using the lock at Mutford Lock, view https://www.abports.co.uk/media/wjyiqshl/abp-small-craft-and-yachts-notice-lowestoft-30jul2019.pdf

Please contact the Broads Authority, Yare House, 62-64 Thorpe Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 1RY Tel (01603) 610734 if additional information is required.

Rivers Engineer

19 March 2020

Thursday 19 March 2020