Sneyd Wharf (Electric) L1

Sneyd Wharf is a small mooring site on the Wryley and Essington Canal in the West Midlands. The site borders Rough Wood Country Park which is the oldest and largest woodland in Walsall with six separate nature reserves.

The site provides boaters with an excellent base from which to explore the extensive Birmingham Canal Navigation (BCN) network as well as venture out into the countryside of the West Midlands.

The site accommodates seven boats in total. Berths have full residential permission and have access to electricity.

Site Facilities
Car Parking Drinking Water Electricity Elsan Disposal Refuse Disposal
Nearest Road

From Bloxwich town centre take the A4124 Sneyd Lane towards Wednesfield. Within half a mile of leaving Bloxwich Sneyd Lane becomes Lichfield Road with the moorings on the left, before the motorway bridge.

Nearest Station


Nearest Town


Additional Information

The on-site facilities block and are for the use of all boaters and are provided by and under the control of the local waterway, they do not form part of the mooring agreement

Electricity is provided by Smart Meters where electricity is purchased via an online account.

Parking is available onsite provided by the local waterway, moorers can use it but they do not have any priority over others at this site.

The site is accessed by a gate that is padlocked overnight and a £50 returnable deposit is required to purchase a key.

Bloxwich town center is just half a mile away and offers a wide range of shops, post office, banks, and public amenities.

IMPORTANT NOTES: Council tax is applicable for this mooring and is paid to the local authority. It is the responsibility of the berth holder to contact the local authority about the residential status when the mooring is accepted.

Wyrley & Essington Canal
Car Parking
Unregulated - Secured
Facilities Block
Gated Access
Site Specific Key
Viewing Arrangements

By prior appointment with the Moorings Manager

  • Car Parking
  • Drinking Water
  • Electricity
  • Elsan Disposal
  • Refuse Disposal
  • Toilets