Allington Lock and Slipway
Gateway to the rural River Medway
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Welcome to Allington Lock and the River Medway.

Latest River Stream Condition: GREEN - ALL CLEAR
Updated 15:00hrs Tuesday 24th February 2015.


All Mariners must note that there are currently navigation restrictions at the following locations:

1. Sluice Weir Lock Downstream - PASSABLE WITH CARE. Large Shoal opposite lower landing stage. Mariners are advised to pass between the buoy and the landing stage.

2. Town Lock Downstream. PASSABLE WITH CARE. Large shoal adjacent to the lower canoe landing stage. Carefully make passage to the portside (left hand side) of the buoy then to the higher section of the landing stage. (to be cleared when the new dredger is delivered).

3. Town Lock Tonbridge Canoe Pass is closed due to low summer flows.

Latest Notice to Mariners:

No.2 of 2015 - Navigation Restrictions due to Winter Shoals

No. 4R of 2015 - Restrictions at Town Lock, Tonbridge

Plans for Town Lock Redevelopment

No. 5 of 2015 - River Works at Tovil, Maidstone

New Tug and dredger barge just arrived!

Click HERE or on the photo below to see full set of photos:

New shower block being built at Yalding

Click here or on the photo below to see the latest progress:

Moorings available at Allington Lock - please phone Allington Lock for the details - 01622 752864

Medway Canoe Trail Leaflet available

To obtain your FREE copy of our splashproof Medway Canoe Trail Guide please email your postal address to
Please place "Canoe Trail Guide" in the title of your email.

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



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