Sharpness

Authority:
Victoria Group
Ownership:
Trust
Contact:
Sharpness
Gloucestershire
GL13 9UX

Tel: 01452 318000
Website: www.canalrivertrust.org.uk

Marine Enquiries:
Sharpness Port Authority
Sharpness Pier Head
Tel: 01453 511968
Commercial Operations:

Sharpness Dock Ltd
Dock Office, Sharpness
Berkeley, Glos GL13 9UX
Tel: 01453 811644
Email: enquiries@victoriagroup.co.uk
Website: www.victoriagroup.co.uk/about-us/sharpness-dock/
Transport Connections:
Roads: A38 linked M5
Rail linked
Nearest passenger rail: Gloucester 25km
Nearest int’l airport: Bristol Lulsgate 45km
Other connections: Gloucester and Sharpness Ship Canal
Location:
Lat: 51⁰ 43’ N; Long: 02⁰ 29’ W At the head of the Bristol Channel.
Storage:
Open: 45,000 sq m
Covered: 35,000 sq m
UK Ports Association:
British Ports Association (BPA)
http://www.britishports.org.uk
Pilotage:
Compulsory for all vessels. VHF Channel 13
Approximate Annual Tonnage:
600,000
Port Contacts:
Port Manager: Garry Strickland

Email: garrystrickland@sharpnessdock.co.uk

Mobile: 07802 579694

Harbour Master Gloucester Harbour Trustees: Mike Johnson

Harbour Master and Operations Manager Canal and River Trust: Lewis Kneale
Commercial Cargo Handling Facilities:
Cranes
Rail mounted: 3 max 6T
Mobile: 2 max 6T

Other handling equipment
Forklifts: 12 max capacity 7T
Bulk conveyors: 5
Ship loading conveyor: 2
Principal Activities:
Dry bulks;
Cement,
Fertilisers,
Grain/feedstuffs;
Forest products;
Coal, Minerals,
General cargo;
Scrap metal;
Project cargo (heavy lift);
Bagging and blending facilities
Access and Accomodation:
Enclosed Docks
Max depth: 6.55m
Max size of vessel accepted:
Beam: 16.76m; LOA: 126m; draft: 6.55m
DWT: 7000
No of berths: 12
Berths total length: 3650m
Facilities and Services:
Moorings for leisure craft; Ship repair/ graving docks; Lay up berths; Chandlers; Yacht Marina; Bunkering; Towage by prior arrangement only