All Marinas

Customer service recognised

Thank you to everyone who has been in touch with us to let us know about valued customer service that that you have received over the last few months. We are really pleased to be able to recognize the following staff for exceptional efforts which have made a big difference to customers. Naceur, Priory Marina […] Read more →

20% Towergate boat insurance discount for BWML berth holders

BWML berth holders are entitled to a 20% discount* on Towergate’s Freshwater Options policy, which has been designed specifically for users of the UK inland waterways. Towergate Insurance is one of the UK’s leading insurance brokers, who are dedicated to their customers and making a difference in the community. Towergate have over 30 years’ experience […] Read more →

Pre-season sale

Pre-Season Chandlery Sale

Pre-Season Chandlery Sale 20% off most items From Saturday 17th March — Monday 2nd April (inclusive) we are happy to offer 20% off most items in our chandleries. Enter BRIT20 at checkout to receive your discount. Shop now to buy those essential items ready for the new season. Shop Now

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Customer Service Recognized

Thank you to everyone who has been in touch with us to let us know about valued customer service that that you have received over the last few months. We were really pleased to be able to recognize the following staff for exceptional efforts which made a big difference to customers. Marie at Lemonroyd Marina […] Read more →

Sawley Marina

Canal & River Trust looking to sell BWML

You may be aware that BWML is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canal & River Trust, the charity charged with the upkeep of 2,000 miles of canals and rivers across England & Wales. BWML was set up by British Waterways (the forerunner to Canal & River Trust) in 2004 as an ‘arms-length’ trading subsidiary whose purpose […] Read more →

Solar panel installation

Couple happy with narrowboat solar panel installation

Jim and Kyla Ballard had a solar panel system installed by britmarine.net through Sawley Marina. Kyla says, “Our solar panel has done everything that Leigh the installer said it would do. The installation was thoughtfully and efficiently carried out, and gives us a reliable source of energy. It manages our batteries well and even in […] Read more →

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 →

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 →