Pilling's Lock Marina also operate the Workshop & Slipway here on-site with modern lifting equipment suitable for Narrowboats upto 62ft and Widebeams up to 62ft x 11ft. Hull Painting quotes can be given for any vessel and emergency/urgent underwater repairs can usually be accommodated within as little as 24hrs!


£20 inc. VAT (£18 inc VAT to our Berth Holders) Tokens available from the Marina Office and cafe. Self Service Pump-Out is available 364 days per year & is a 6 minute timed unit.

Red Diesel

Manned pump & Card Payments only - available during Office hours.


Please visit the marina office to see our variety of stock, if we do not stock an item you require, we can place orders for items with a maximum 5 day delivery time.


Pay as you go supply on moorings
All Electricity Top-up cards on-site at Pilling's Lock Marina must be purchased from the Pilling's Lock Marina Office only. If you cannot get to the office, we can top your meter up for you. A minimum £20.00 top-up is required with the card payment taken over the phone at the time of purchase.

Road Transport

For Road Transport of your vessel we would recommend the following businesses. MJT 01926 812 134 (All large vessels & includes mobile crane)

Marine Engineering, Boat Repairs & Refits

We have agreements in place for coordinating Marine Engineering work with other contractors – contact us for quotes.

Surveyors, Boat Safety Certificates and Gas Installations

Pillings Lock recommend:

- Rick Tropman - BSC and Surveys
07887 836754

- Barry Burnell - Surveyor
07398 775851

- Lowes Gas Services
07925 802265

Boat Covers & Canopies

Tops Covers (Chris King)
Tel: 01509 815581
Visit: tops-tarpaulins.co.uk

Boat Insurance with GJW

Whether you're looking to insure a Yacht, a Narrowboat or a Dinghy they have a boat insurance policy to meet your precise needs. GJW Direct are one of the UK's largest direct boat insurers, which means that when you insure your boat with them you can be confident you're dealing with specialists.
Visit: gjwdirect.co.uk

Local Boat Builders - Bespoke Narrowboat Fitters

Tristar Boats
Tristar Boats provide a bespoke Widebeam, Dutch Barge and Narrowboat fitting service from another local Boatyard and build to a very high standard.
Visit: tristarboatslimited.weebly.com
Tel: 07976097042

Soar Valley Boats
Steel Shell Building - Narrow & Widebeam – Soar Valley Boats have built several boats for us to date and provide a bespoke steelwork service to the highest quality and with many years experience of inland waterways craft manufacture.
Visit: soarvalleysteelboats.co.uk

Local Boatbuilders
Other small local Boatbuilders operate from Pilling’s Lock on a smaller scale. Call us for more details.
Tel: 01509 620990