South Staffordshire Narrowboat Co Ltd




National Community Boats Association

Operating the Ernest Thomas II Narrowboat

Providing day trips for the elderly, disabled & youth groups

Bookings: 01902 896 733


Ernest Thomas II below The Bratch Locks

South Staffordshire Narrowboat Company
The Queens Award for Voluntary Service








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Ernest Thomas II moored at Dimmingsdale

Ernest Thomas II moored at The Cee-Ders Club Wolverhampton WV3 8JU

©  South Staffordshire Narrowboat Co Ltd 2017 Registered Charity No 1000868


Supported by voluntary contributions


Member of the National Community Boats Association




Location: The boat is moored adjacent to the Cee-Ders Club, Castlecroft Lane, Wolverhampton WV3 8JU where there is ample parking with a good surface on which to take wheelchairs from a vehicle to the boat. The club is ¼ mile from the junction of Castlecroft Lane with Windmill Lane (Birmingham A-Z page 28 A2). Windmill Lane leaves the Bridgnorth Road, A454, opposite the Mermaid Inn.

For users of satellite navigation equipment, the postcode is WV3 8JU



Bookings for the 2017 season may be made from 1 February 2017

The boat can be booked for day trips only.

We supply an experienced, competent skipper and a crew member.

We supply all diesel and gas, pots and pans, crockery and cutlery.

The hire charge for the boat is £60 per day. This is regardless of the length of trip planned.

The boat is intended for the use of senior citizens, the handicapped, the disabled and youth groups, but especially those from residential homes, day centres, special schools, etc. It is not available for private parties.

Hiring arrangements should be made with the Bookings Secretary by telephone or e-mail

The telephone number is 01902 896733 and by e-mail