Stolen Boat

Please be vigilant and keep an eye out for this narrowboat that was stolen from Mercia Marina on or around the 11th July 2016.
More information and contact details are attached.
Thank you

By |August 1st, 2016|Brokerage, Information For Moorers, Marina News|0 Comments

10 Years Anniversary Celebrations

Our 10 year anniversary celebrations got off to a rather damp start with the afternoon rain, but even so, the events were very well supported.
At least the ducks in the duck race and sheepdog event were feeling at home!
The sheepdog & duck display kept everyone well entertained and the ducks were kept well […]

By |July 24th, 2016|Brokerage, Marina News|0 Comments

Photographic Competition

In conjunction with our 10 year celebrations Swanley Bridge Marina is holding a photographic competition for moorers.
Here are some of the entrants.

By |July 7th, 2016|Brokerage, Information For Moorers, Marina News|0 Comments

Navigating Locks Safely

There is something about locks that fascinates both boaters and the public. People walking dogs or just out for a stroll are lured to the locks to watch narrowboats navigate through them. The noise of the locks opening and the rush of crashing water along with the engineering involved in the construction is truly entrancing. […]

By |May 11th, 2016|Brokerage, Information For Moorers, Marina News|0 Comments

Sell Your Narrowboat For Free Competition!

Enter our exciting anniversary competition for the chance to sell your narrowboat for free(No commission charge)!
Sign up and bring your Narrowboat to Swanley Brokerage to enter our competition for the chance to win this great prize!
Just sign up to sell your boat on brokerage and 1 lucky owner will receive our renowned service for free.

The […]

By |April 30th, 2016|Brokerage, Information For Moorers, Marina News|0 Comments

Idle Women Featured on BBC Website

Idle Women, a women only arts centre narrowboat that was fitted out at Swanley Bridge Marina has featured on the BBC Website.

By |April 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Small Task Team Volunteers Latest News

Through February and March the team was working at Hurleston making improvements to the quayside below the bottom lock. Improvements were also made to the towpath between the lock and the bridge on the main line.

The stop plank shed was cleared of the encroaching hedge, repaired and treated with Cuprinol. Alongside this work the […]

By |April 14th, 2016|Brokerage, Marina News|0 Comments

Staff Profile- Doug, Maintenance Manager

Today we meet Doug our Maintenance Manager

Q: Thank you Doug for our chat. How does your working day at Swanley Bridge Marina begin?

A; My day begins with a nice cup of coffee with the other members of staff followed by a walk around the Marina to check for any issues that may have arisen overnight […]

Swans, Ducks And An Healthy Diet.

Swans & Ducks

Is there any greater pleasure than watching and enjoying the
wildlife here at Swanley Bridge Marina?It is the perfect habitat for birds, swans and ducks and many other creatures.

Today we are focusing on swans and ducks and what is best for them to eat. We have all done it, throwing them pieces of […]

By |March 24th, 2016|Brokerage, Marina News|0 Comments

Time to show off!

I am not in a band and neither do I play a wind instrument, but it is time to blow my own trumpet. We are the people to contact if you are buying or selling a narrowboat. Don’t take my word for it…….

After moving our boat to Swanley from another brokerage, we were pleasantly surprised […]

By |March 8th, 2016|Brokerage, Marina News|0 Comments