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. Enquiries should be addressed to the Navigation Manager.