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Business boating team contacts

Business boating managers are here for anyone wanting to set up a new boating business. They also help existing boating businesses to expand or move to a different base.

Enquiries can be submitted by calling 03030 404040 or via

Details of all members of the business boating team are given below. Please look carefully at the listings to find someone in your area with the right skills to help with your enquiry.

Business boating managers

Please contact the business boating manager who covers your proposed trading area:

Richard Delves07766 774713[email protected]North West and Yorkshire & North East
Aaron Atwal  07584 543642[email protected]West Midlands & East Midlands (not including south part of Worcester & Birmingham canals; Llangollen, Montgomery, Shropshire Union north of Wolverhampton)
Tom Jackson07484 913041[email protected]London & South East
Hannah Booth 07767 664084[email protected]Wales & South West (incl Kennet & Avon canal), Droitwich Canal, south part of Worcester & Birmingham, Llangollen, Montgomery and Shropshire Union north of Wolverhampton

Business boating property surveyors

Business boating surveyors deal with leased boating premises and commercial mooring agreements, including network access agreements.

Gareth Stephens 03030 404040Head of Business Boating & Waterside Mooring
Alistair Staton07833 04923403030404040Principal Surveyor - overseeing the surveying team.
 Louise Porter 07484 91303903030 404040North West, Yorkshire & North East
Sarah Hirst07717 78530403030404040East Midlands & West Midlands
Jacquie Watt  07584 33588503030404040 London & South East
Melanie Grant07833 40314503030404040Wales & South West, Kennet & Avon Waterways plus the Worcester & Birmingham and Droitwich Canal

Business boating commercial surveyors

Business boating commercial surveyors deal with specific lease renewals and rent reviews on the north/south of the estate, working alongside the regional surveyor and business boating manager.

Position Vacant03030404040
Lance Turner07825 03541603030404040South

Technical management

Third party works engineers provide advice and guidance to clients building new marinas and technical support on other business boating enquiries.

To speak to a infrastructure services engineer please contact Tammy Plant (see below)

Victoria Ensbey 03030 404040Business support Business boating enquiries and roving trader applications
Tammy Plant 03030 404040Business boating technical support New marina enquiries and works proposals (physical works)
Andrew MacPherson 03030 404040Business boating technical support Existing leases or enquiries relating to new business boating estate leases. 
Amanda Stratford07920 57042803030 404040Business support & licensing manager Business support management and licensing process
Paul Burch 03030 404040Business support manager Business licensing process

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National Waterways Museum Ellesmere Port
South Pier Road
Ellesmere Port
CH65 4FW

Last Edited: 19 June 2024

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