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Mutford Lock – Oulton Broad Until further notice, vessels wishing to transit Mutford lock should book passage 24hrs in advance by contacting the Bridge and Lock Operatives on 01502 531778, the Harbour Master's office on 01502 574946/07572039790 or via VHF Channel 73 which is monitored during operating hours. These measures are in response to the Coronavirus situation to ensure staff availability. Urgent passage may be available with less notice. Enquiries should be made as soon as possible to the Harbour Master’s Office.
Core Operating Times Period Hours Monday - Friday 1 April – 31 October 08:00 18:00 1 November – 31 March 09:00 12:00 Saturdays/Sundays/ Bank Holidays (except Dec 25-26, Jan 1) 1 April – 31 October 08:00 18:00 1 May – 30 September 08:00 19:30 1 November – 31 March 08:00 12:00 It is noted that those needing the road bridge lift can only be accommodated for lifts between 09:00 – 12:00h and 13:00 – 17:00h (high season) due to the restrictions placed on road bridge lifts.
The Lock Team will support you as you transit the lock. Please let them know if you require any additional assistance by using the details above.
For full guidance when accessing and using the lock at Mutford Lock, view Please contact the Broads Authority, Yare House, 62-64 Thorpe Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 1RY Tel (01603) 610734 if additional information is required.

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