The Middlewich Canal Centre is the home for a family owned group of companies. We provide you with a comprehensive range of services for canal boating from re-blacking to a complete new boat. Click on the links below to take you to our individual websites:

Kingslock Boatyard

In need of expert boat repair?

We provide a full range of boat maintenance and repair services for narrowboats and wide beam boats. Services include repainting, blacking,  jet washing and full services.

Boatfinder Brokerage

We are a leading broker specialising in selling canal and river boats from home moorings as well as marinas, anywhere in the UK. Our service will help you to buy and sell narrow boats as well as wide beam boats, Dutch barges, river barges and houseboats.

Carefree Cruising

Own a share in one of our boats. Carefree is the home of exceptional quality luxurious shared ownership narrowboats. We currently have 19 syndicates under management, all of which have been managed by us from their start.

Elton Moss Boatbuilders

Thinking of buying a new boat?

We specialise in building custom designed narrow and wide beam canal boats to customers exacting standards and high quality, high specification “standard layout” boats.

How to find us

We are very conveniently located three miles from Junction 18 of the M6 in Middlewich. Drive over the bridge in front of the Kings Lock Inn pub, turn right and drive across the pub car park, we are located through the blue gates. For those who prefer to navigate by canal, we are located next to Bridge 167 on the Trent and Mersey. For best access, moor above lock 71, and walk across the pub car park and again through the blue gates. We are slightly hidden, so any problems then please give us a call.

Kings Lock Boatyard
Booth Lane
CW10 0JJ

Call us on 01606 610610 for more information