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 carefully pass between the buoy and the landing stage - keeping tight to the landing stage. (will be cleared w/c 7th April).

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. Some lock gates (East Farleigh, Teston & Tonbridge) are partially blocked with silt but open sufficiently to enable passage.

Keep up to date by checking this page regularly - or phone Allington Lock on 01622 752864.

Latest Notice to Mariners in force: 


Current seized vessels for sale at Allington Lock
Click on photo for details:

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

New Tug and dredger barge being built for the Medway

Click HERE or on the photo to see pictures of the build progress

New shower block being built at Yalding

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

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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