Middle Level Navigations

Middle Level Navigations

Please Note: The Navigational information on this page has largely been obtained from Middle Level Commissioners, 85 Whittlesey Rd, March. 01354 653232. www.middlelevel.gov.uk

Peterborough

Stanground Lock

  • Passage through Stanground lock is by appointment only. 24 hours notice has to be given both ways. Phone lock-keeper on 07824 600470 (Mrs Rootham-Hayward)Closed Christas day. CLosed Tuesdays Nov - March. Closed Sundays after 1500hrs.

King's Dyke...

  • Restricted length & sharp bend through Briggate, Whittlesey. Width between walls is only 14'. Approach bend slowly and make sure you have lookout on shore to watch for on-coming boats.

Ashline Lock

  • Length of lock 90', width 11'6". Boats must keep well clear of both sets of gates (at least a metre). Upstream lock gates must be closed and paddles closed. The lock must be left empty and downstream gates left open.
  • public moorings - landing stage for visitors to Whittlesey 36 hours

Whittlesey

  • Barclays. 4 Market St. PE7 1AF. 0345 734 5345
  • Nationwide. Angel House. 1 High Causeway. PE7 1AE. 0800 554 1436
  • Whittlesey PO. 4 Broad St. PE7 1HA. 0345 611 2970
  • Co-operative Food. 763 Blunt's Lane. PE7 1AW. 01733 203194
  • Black Bull Inn. 18 Market St. PE7 1BD. 01733 203314 (Real Ale / Free Function Room)
  • Boat Inn. 2 Ramsey Rd. PE7 1DR. 01733 351668 (lots of music sessions)
  • George Hotel. 10 Market St. PE7 1AB. 01733 359970 (Wetherspoon)
  • The Letter B. 53-57 Church St. PE7 1DE. 01733 206975 (Real Ales / Quizzes / Live music)
  • Mandarin Gardens. 118 Market St. PE7 1BA. 01733 205959 (Chinese Restaurant)
  • Sonargaon Tandoori. 13 Market Place. PE7 1AB. 01733 204099 (Indian Restaurant)

Whittlesey Dyke...

  • Main Drainage Channel - 7 Bridges

Old River Nene...

  • River is wide & deep from Floods Ferry to March, and from March to Pophams Eau. But the sections through March Town and from Pophams Eau to Marmont Priory Lock are relatively shallow and should be navigeted with care...

Floods Ferry

  • Junction with Whittlesey Dyke and River Nene (old course)

March

  • Lidl. Dartford Rd. PE15 8AN. 0800 977 7766
  • Sainsbury's. Mill View. PE15 8SY. 01354 653702
  • Tesco Express. 29-31 Broad St. PE15 8TP. 0345 026 9320

Marmont Priory Lock

  • Ensure lock gates and paddles are properly closed after use. Double up where appropriate to save water. An advanced phone call to lock keeper on 07824 821737 (Mrs Norton) will help.

Well Creek...

Upwell

Outwell

  • The Post Office. Church Terrace. PE14 8RG. 0843 224 7528
  • The Crown. Rectory Rd. PE14 8RA. 01945 773648
  • Costcutter. 2 Church Drove. PE14 8RH. 01945 772271
  • Ali's Kebab & Convenience Store. 12 Wisbech Rd. PE14 8PA. 01945 773434
  • The Crown
  • Stott JR. Low Side. PE14 8RE. 01945 772345 (Fish & Chips)

Nordelph

Salters Loade Lock

  • Locking through to tidal river for limited periods each side of high tide. Telephone lock keeper beforehand and do not enter lock without lock keeper in attendance.

    Closed Christmas Day. Closed Wednesdays Nov - March.

Downham Market

  • Barclays. 13 Bridge St. PE38 9DR. 0345 734 5345
  • Lloyds. 26 Bridge St. PE38 9DH. 0345 300 0000
  • Morrisons. 11 Bridge St. PE38 9DG. 01366 385491
  • Tesco Superstore. London Rd. PE38 9AW. 0345 677 9208
  • rail: Downham Market Station. Railway Rd. Great Northern. Greater Anglia.
  • Downham Market Methodist Church.

Old Bedford River...

Twenty Foot River...

Bevills Leam...

Forty Foot Drain...

Sixteen Foot Drain...

New Bedford River (tidal)...