Droitwich Barge Canal
The Droitwich Barge Canal is open to navigation from the River Severn to Netherwich Basin in Droitwich .
Please note that craft dimensions for passage from the River Severn to Bridge 15 is limited to 3.81m wide and 18.59m length or 2.13m wide and 21.8m length. There is a restricted width of 2.13m for all craft past Bridge 15 on the approach to Droitwich.
The Droitwich Junction Canal from Hanbury Wharf on the Worcester and Birmingham Canal to Droitwich Spa is now open. The opening of the Junction Canal completes the through route to the River Severn and opens the 21 mile Mid- Worcestershire Ring. Customers are reminded that the limiting dimensions on the Droitwich Junction Canal are Beam 2.1m (7ft,) Length 21.8m (71ft 6in,) Headroom 1.8m ( 6ft,) and draft 750mm (2ft 6in.).
There is a water point by the slipway in Netherwich Basin (Droitwich) opposite the moorings. Other water points can be found at Diglis Basin, Hanbury Wharf, Bridge 42 Stoke Works and Stourport.There are no Elsan or pump out facilities on the Junction and Barge Canals. Facilities are available at Diglis, Stourport and Tardebigge (Elsan Only.)
- The canalised section of the River Salwarpe between Vines Park and Lock 7 on the Junction Canal is subject to rapid rises in level and flow following periods of rain therefore no overnight mooring on this section is allowed.