Up the river without a paddle: Harpenden council left scratching their heads after car stuck in Batford Springs

Car trapped in Batford Springs. Photo: HARPENDEN TOWN COUNCIL

Car trapped in Batford Springs. Photo: HARPENDEN TOWN COUNCIL - Credit: Archant

A driver who got his car stuck in Batford Springs in Harpenden may not get it back until Monday.

Harpenden town council are scratching their heads about what equipment will retrieve the Suzuki from the tight spot.

Meaning the blue vehicle may not be removed from the river until early next week.

Herts Police have confirmed the vehicle is not stolen.

It is not believed the car has caused any lasting damage to the river’s ecology.


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However once the car has been removed, Harpenden council say they will carry out a full assessment.

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