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Newry Ship Canal stoppages and restrictions

18/07/2017

We have been told that the Victoria lock is now operational again and boats once more can enter the Albert Basin.

 

 

18/06/17

We believe that the Victoria Lock is not operation at the moment. This information did not come from the council and confirmation will be sought tomorrow.

 

29/04/2016

The Victoria Lock is working ok now.

26/04/2016

It has been confirmed that the Victoria Lock is not operatioal at the moment. Newry, Mourne and Down District Council hope to have the problem fixed within the next day or two.

23/04/2016

We have an unconfirmed report that there is a fault with the gate operating mechanism at Victoria Lock. We will update this page when we get more info.

14/04/2016

Newry,Mourne and Down District Council have informed us that the Victoria Lock is back in service and boats may pass into the Albert basin,

01/07/2015

Newry,Mourne and Down District Council have informed us that the Victoria Lock will be closed for repairs from and including 13th July 2015 for a period of about 20 weeks. Boats will not be able to enter or leave the Newry Ship Canal during this time.
Contact NMDDC for more info.

10/01/2015

Newry and Mourne District Council have informed us that they will be dropping the level in the Ship Canal from Thursday 15th Jan. to carry out a suvey. Be sure and check the length of your mooring lines.

Contact NMDC for more info on water depths.

 

02/08/2014

Newry and Mourne District Council have told us they will be carrying out work on the Victoria Lock at the end of September. This may involve stoppages and/or restictions.

We will keep you informed of the situation.

 

30/10/2012

Newry and Mourne District Council will be lowering the level of the Ship Canal by approx.  400mm commencing Thursday 1st Nov. Levels should return to normal by Monday 5th Nov. Please check your mooring lines.

22/10/2012

Newry and Mourne District Council will be lowering the level of the Ship Canal by approx.  400mm commencing Thursday 25th Oct. Levels should return to normal by Monday 29th Oct. Please check your mooring lines.

07/09/2012

Newry and Mourne District Council informed us today that the restriction on the number of boats allowed in the Albert Basin has been removed. Bookings are now being accepted through Newry Tourist Information Centre.  +44(0)28 3031 3170

01/09/2012

WE  HAVE  BEEN  INFORMED  BY  NMDC  THAT  A  MAXIMUM  OF  TEN  BOATS  WILL  BE  ALLOWED  TO  BERTH  FOR  THE  WINTER  IN  THE  ALBERT  BASIN.

NO REASON  FOR  THIS  RESTICTION  HAS  BEEN  GIVEN.

27/08/12

WE  HAVE  NOT  BEEN  INFORMED  OF  ANY  EXISTING  OR  PLANNED  STOPPAGES  ON  THE  NEWRY  SHIP  CANAL  OR  THE  VICTORIA  LOCK.

FOR  MORE  INFORMATION  CONTACT    NEWRY  TIC.  +44(0)28 3031 3170

Newry Canal Towpath Tour

Now available to download to a phone or tablet. You can also view the tour immediately on a webpage. Click the phone app image below.

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