We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.

Wheelton Boat Yard

Wheelton Boat Yard

Wheelton Boat Yard is the home of Forton Boat Fitters. We offer a range of services from new boat builds to repairs, refits and servicing.  We have an onsite 30ton crane for lifting all narrowboats, hard standing available for DIY projects and all inclusive painting and blacking services available.

Our onsite Chandlery is open 7 days a week and anything we do not stock is usually available on next day delivery.

We offer a warm and friendly welcome to all.

  • Gas sales

  • Wood sales

  • Coal sales

  • Professional boat repairs & servicing

  • DIY boat repair facilities

  • Boat craning / lift

  • Hard-standing

  • Chandlery

  • Boat-builders/fit-outs

  • Boat sales/brokerage


Kenyon Lane

Disability Access Information

  • Path slope no steeper than 1 in 10
  • Paths wider than 1 metre
  • No steps or barriers
  • Intact compact path surfaces with only slight irregularities, neat edges, drains immediately