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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 →

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 →


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 →


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 →

Safety Tips

Safety tips: shore power cables

Shore power cables—is the cable safe to use? Only use shore power cables designed and sold for use with boats. Check the cable condition prior to each use and replace if it shows signs of damage; never repair it. If any cable strands are exposed, do not use the cable. Plug, socket and connector grips […] Read more →

London Boat Show 2018

London Boat Show 2018

BWML exhibited at this year’s London Boat Show which drew to a close on Sunday 14 January 2018 amidst a vibrant atmosphere. Over the course of the five-day event, more than 52,000 visitors enjoyed a range of boats and products on offer from 347 exhibitors. Eleven World debuts included the magnificent Princess V50, Hanse 348 and […] Read more →

Sawley — Neil Simm

BWML marinas reassessed for Gold Anchor ratings

It’s that time again, when we get our marinas reassessed for Gold Anchor ratings. The independent assessors from The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) have already been out visiting Sawley, Kings, Cowroast, Apsley and Priory carrying out onsite assessments. They are next due to visit our marinas in the North West and the North East. We […] Read more →

Lemonroyd Marina Charity BBQ

Lemonroyd Marina – Late Summer Barbeque

Lemonroyd Marina – Late Summer Barbeque Saturday 30th September 2017 Join us for a most sociable ‘bash’ Event starts 15:00hrs (BBQ Food from 16:00hrs) (and will continue until late) Meats, rolls, baked potatoes, salads and dressings provided Please bring your own drink(s) and chairs! Raffle table* and by popular request, live entertainment from our very own […] Read more →