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


Ernest Thomas II passes alongside Vulcan,
which was the original Ernest Thomas in the 1960s


Autherley Junction, where the Shropshire Union Canal meets the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal


Leaving Dimmingsdale Lock


The Fox & Anchor, a popular destination


Awbridge Lock and cottage


The celebrated Bratch Locks




Ernest Thomas II in the narrows at Pendeford


Wightwick Lock


Early morning at Castlecroft

Compton Lock in 2009


Compton Lock in 1905

Early morning at Castlecroft