Brentford Semi-tidal moorings are located on the Grand Union Canal (River Brent) between Thames Lock and Brentford Gauging Lock. The area was once of the the busiest parts of the entire Grand Union Canal as boats travelled up the River Thames and onto Britain's inland waterway network at Brentford.
The mooring site lies adjacent to a large regeneration project which will transform the town over the next few years with new housing, shops and offices being built between the High Street and the River Thames.
The site is approximately 380m long and provides space for up to 6 vessels moored against the towpath.
The mooring site is in Brentford, West London, a short distance south of the A4 Great West Road. It is well located for access to Central London, with Brentford mainline station approx. 10 minutes walk from the mooring site and a London Underground Piccadilly Line station approx. 15 minutes away by bus.
Brentford Mainline Station
The nearest facilities, including water, refuse disposal, pump out, elsan, showers, toilets and laundry, can be found approx. 500 metres from the site at the visitor moorings to the north, just above Brentford Gauging Locks. These services are provided by and under the control of the local waterway, they do not form part of the mooring agreement.
Car parking is not available at this site so customers must make their own arrangements.
The mooring site is on an open towpath accessed via steps or stepped ramp from High Street, Brentford
The length of canal where this mooring site is located is semi-tidal so water levels do fluctuate notably. Allowance for this should be made when mooring, and please note that access may not be possible or advisable during extremely high tides when the towpath has been known to flood. Fenders are fitted to prevent moored craft drifting over the towpath on such occasions.
The mooring site has no access restrictions and can be viewed at any time. Please have consideration for the other moorers on site.