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Stainforth Marina – New Development

Stainforth Marina

Stainforth Marina

The location of an old coal tip on land between the Stainforth and Keadby Canal and Stainforth settlement, together with the need for the tip to be re-engineered has enabled Waystone to consider the re-development of a total area of eighty acres.

In compliance with BWB policy for the development of off-line marinas, Waystone is planning a mixed-use development with a large new marina at its heart. Following initial community consultations, Waystone is now preparing detailed plans for submission to the local planning authority.

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Read an article from BBC News South Yorkshire

Read an article from the Sheffield Star

Massive Marina For Stainforth Narrowboat World 22nd October 2010

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Paul Smith

After six and a half years living on a narrowboat on England's inland waterways, Paul and his wife Cynthia wandered Europe by motorhome during the winter, and on the Dutch and French waterways in the warmer months on their 35' Dutch motor cruiser. However, the pull of England's muddy ditches proved too much for them. Now they're back where they belong, constantly stuck in mud in a beautiful traditional narrowboat.

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