Romney Lock on the River Thames will remain closed until March 16 after rot was discovered in the gates.

Romney Lock on the River Thames will remain closed until March 16 after rot was discovered in the gates.

Renovation work on the lock had been due to finish earlier but the Environment Agency have had to carry out additional repairs to the timbers in the gates.

For further information about this and other lock closures call the EA. Tel: 0845 988 1188 (when prompted press 1, followed by quickdial number 011132).