Trent Lock is located near to Long Eaton on border of Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. It is a major junction on the inland waterways network, where the River Soar and Erewash Canal can reach the Trent and Mersey Canal by way of the River Trent and adjacent Cranfleet Cut.
The Canal & River Trust manages two sites in the vicinity of the Lock. Directly above the lock is a linear berth which can accommodate a breasted up pair of boats. A short distance beyond are 6 berths for large static vessels.
Approaching the site from Long Eaton, turn left off the B6540 Tamworth Road in to Lock Lane immediately before KAM Servicing. Follow Lock Lane, over the railway level crossing to the end of the road where the site can be found on the left land side.
There is a small selection of shops and a railway station in Sawley village, approximately one mile away to the north east.
Long Eaton town centre, where services including banks, a post office, pubs and restaurants, are available is approximately three miles away.
Static houseboats have mains utilities.
Each mooring has a garden area which is covered by a Garden Ground Agreement. An annual fee is payable.
Facilities Block and/or waste bins are provided by and under the control of the local waterway, they do not form part of the mooring agreement.
Car Parking - an open car park provided by the local waterway, moorers can use it but they do not have any priority over others at this site.
This mooring can be viewed from the adjacent footpath. Please contact the Moorings Manager for an appointment if you wish to gain full access to the site.