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Beverley Navigation (Beck)

Information on Beverley Beck, including the rules of navigation and information about the visitor moorings.

Do I need permission to access Beverley Beck with a boat/vessel?

Yes. The Basic Rules of Navigation and Requirements for Navigating the Beverley Beck must be consulted if you wish to gain access and use Beverley Beck.

These rules and requirements are detailed in the document below:

Basic Rules of Navigation (pdf 101kb)

Who should I contact for permission to access Beverley Beck?

Visiting vessels must give the Lock Keeper at least 36 hours (48 hours preferred) notice of any request to pass the vessel through the lock and, if the Lock Keeper is not available, they must contact East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Infrastructure and Facilities. Full contact details are provided below.

Contact Details for the Lock Keeper (Steve Bampton)

Journey date and time must be provided to the Lock Keeper by one of the following means:

  • Text or voice message on mobile phone number 07930 663331 (requires 24 hours’ notice).
  • Written notification posted to:

    Lock Keeper’s Cottage
    Waterside Road,
    Beverley
    HU17 0SU (requires 36 hours’ notice)
    Email: stevebampton@yahoo.com (requires 36 hours’ notice).

In the event that the Lock Keeper is unavailable, journey date and time must be sent to East Riding of Yorkshire Council, with at least 36 hours’ notice, by one of the following means:

Please note: For boat movements during weekends, notification needs to be received no later than 13:00 on the Thursday prior to arrival.

Boat users are strongly urged to read the Basic Rules of Navigation and Requirements for Navigating the Beverley Beck, which are detailed in the document below: 

Basic Rules of Navigation (pdf 101kb)

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