Planning Permission has been granted for three residential moorings at Springfield Basin in Chelmsford. The moorings are on a gated pontoon with electric, water and telephone connections. They will include the use of adjoining shower, laundry room facilities, pump-out and cycle storage and will be for vessels up to 17.3m (57ft) long that are capable of navigating the Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation. Both narrowboats and widebeams can be accommodated.
(Update - July 2019): Facilty improvement works are underway and we hope to have all three residential moorings in use very shortly. There is currently a small waiting list for vacancies. Enquiries should be addressed to the Navigation Manager. We are exploring the possibility of further residential moorings just above Springfield Lock on the non-towpath side.