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Plastic bottles

What happens to our plastic waste?

The following informative article on plastic recycling appeared in The Week magazine recently. BWML intend to follow up on this issue in future newsletters and blogs to highlight what we can all do to improve the situation on a local and National basis. What happens to our plastic waste? In Britain, nearly all local authorities now […] Read more →

Cabron Monoxide symptoms

Safety tips: Carbon Monoxide the silent killer

Unsafe gas appliances can produce a highly poisonous gas called carbon monoxide (CO). The effects can be fatal as well as serious long term health problems. CO is produced by the incomplete burning of natural gas or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). This happens when a gas appliance has been incorrectly fitted, badly repaired or poorly […] Read more →

New waiting wall for Hull Marina

Over the last 3 months a specialist team has been designing and working on our spectacular new waiting wall in the outer basin. This was a concept developed to try and simplify the set up whilst waiting for a lock in. Hull marina at one time had a waiting pontoon which required regular maintenance.  This […] Read more →

RYA Active Marinas Membership Offer

BWML is proud to be a major contributor and member of the Royal Yachting Association’s Active Marinas programme. We are delighted to offer our berth holders exclusive membership of the RYA. Personal Membership — £25.00 (per year) Family Membership — £35.00 (per year) Find out more FAQ 1. What is RYA Active Marinas? All BWML marinas […] Read more →

Plastic bottles

Tackling plastic pollution

Beach litter has increased by 80 per cent in the last 10 years and it costs up to £25,000 each year to remove the rubbish from the water in some harbours. It is estimated that more than a million birds and 100,000 marine mammals and turtles die every year worldwide from entanglement, or ingestion of […] Read more →

Council tax

Composite Council Tax: What next year looks like at BWML

Following on from the Valuation Office’s guidance published in 2016 regarding the council tax options open to residential moorers in marinas, local authorities have now started to contact BWML about the composite option across a number of our sites. The composite assessment was one legitimate council tax option open to residential customers and an alternative […] Read more →

Rolec

BWML signs up to Rolec / Berthmaster installation at Sawley Marina

BWML signed for new electric bollard supply with Rolec services at the London Boat Show. Their new Quantum bollard will be installed at Sawley Marina this spring followed by Hull later in the year. Rolec’s ‘Berthmaster’ online payment and monitoring system is amongst the best in the market and BWML are delighted to be working […] Read more →

GoCardless

Direct Debit trials

BWML have looked at introducing Direct Debit functionality for some time now and have always come up against the ongoing costs for a smallish business such as ours. We are now about to trial a system through a company called GoCardless who specialise in managing Direct Debit payments on behalf of companies such as ourselves. […] Read more →