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Beverley Beck

Information on Beverley Beck, including the rules of navigation and information about the visitor moorings.

Do I need permission to access Beverley Beck with a boat/vessel?

Yes.  The Basic Rules of Navigation and Requirements for Navigating the Beverley Beck must be consulted if you wish to gain access and use Beverley Beck.  These rules and requirements are detailed in the document below:

Basic rules of navigation (pdf 101kb opens in new window)

Who should I contact for permission to access Beverley Beck?

You should send the date and time of your journey and the duration of your visit to the Lock Keeper, giving at least 24 hours' notice (ideally 48 hours' notice).

There are a few ways in which you can contact the Lock Keeper:

  • Text or call mobile phone number 07930 663331 (requires 24 hours' notice) 

  • Post written notification at Lock Keeper’s Cottage, Waterside Road, Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU17 0SU (requires 36 hours' notice) 

  • Email stevebampton@yahoo.com and copy in steve.charlton@eastriding.gov.uk (requires 36 hours' notice)

If you cannot reach the Lock Keeper, please send your journey date and time to us by:

  • Writing to Steve Charlton, Civil Engineering Services, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, County Hall, HU17 9BA (we must receive your request at least 36 hours before your proposed arrival)

  • Emailing steve.charlton@eastriding.gov.uk and copying in stevebampton@yahoo.com (we must receive your request at least 36 hours before your proposed arrival)

Please note: for boat movements on Saturdays and Sundays, we must receive notifications by 1pm on Fridays.

Boat users are strongly urged to read the Basic Rules of Navigation and Requirements for Navigating the Beverley Beck, which are detailed in the document below: 

Basic rules of navigation (pdf 101kb opens in new window)