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Midland Canal Centre Ltd

Midland Canal Centre Ltd

An established canalside business offering moorings, day boathire, boatbuilding, maintenance, narrowboat paintwork and repairs. Situated above Stenson Lock in rural countryside provides ideal location for towpath walking as well as cruising on this popular part of the Trent & Mersey Canal. Lock Cottage now offering speciality coffees and hot & cold snacks.Open weekends on certain dates (see website) when workshops are availabel for public viewing of new canal boats being fabricated in steel and fitted out with luxury interiors for cruising the canals in style.

  • Diesel sales

  • Gas sales

  • Professional boat repairs & servicing

  • Wet-dock

  • Slipway

  • Chandlery

  • Boat-builders/fit-outs

  • Boat sales/brokerage

  • Mix of moorings such as online and offline

  • Water point(s)

  • Pump-out

  • Toilets

  • Basin

  • Water point(s)

  • Elsan disposal

  • Pump-out

  • Refuse disposal

  • Toilets

  • Car park

  • Secure/gated/controlled access to moorings

  • Motored boats for hire (daytime)


Stenson Marina

South Derbyshire
DE73 7HL

Disability Access Information

Disabled people use the site, but it must be appreciated that this is a working boatyard and during the week some activities restrict areas on the site where work is carried out.