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Enfield Dry Dock

Maintainance, fabrication, repairs, surveys.



9A British Waterways Business Centre, Navigation Drive, Enfield EN3 6JJ

Thanks for visiting! Enfield Dry Dock is a privately run business on the River Lea.

We are fully booked for blacking services until the end of November 2022. We will be opening the bookings for December – next Spring  on Tuesday 20th September 2022. Customers are recommended to phone Paddy after 8am that morning to secure a place – first come first served.*

* (We very occasionly have cancellations and so we also recommend getting in touch to join our contact list to be notified if an earlier slots become available).

Enfield Dock FacilitiesFacilities

  • Polytunnel covered.
  • 16A (240 volt) electric supply,
  • Pressure Washer for Hire

Frequently asked questions.

What services do you provide?

Boat blacking, repairs, fabrication and surveys – it’s best to email us if you need specific work done

Can I do my own work in the dock?

Yes – customers are welcome to undertake their own ‘DIY’ work or to employ someone else to do it on their behalf (We require insurance details from any professional traders sub-hired to work in the dock)

What are the prices?

  • Docking Fee £175
  • Days in the dock £90 per day
  • Rylards Rytex paint £65 per tin
  • Pressure washer hire £45 per week
  • Anodes £60 each (including fitting)
  • Labour (if you want us to paint your boat) £180 per day
  • Labour for welding, fabrication and repairs £37.50 per hour

We can also sell you scraper blades (we’ll lend you the scraper), paint rollers and prushes

Can I paint my base plate?


Do you do surveys?

Yes, Alan Broomfield is based at the dock and undertakes surveys on Sunday – the fee is £175 for the docking plus £12 per foot for a full  survey – so if you have a 40′ boat the fee would be £480 for the survey.

If you just want a hull survey it’s a flat rate of £350

If you want to book an alternative surveyor while you’re in the dock for other work that is also fine.

Find us

9A British Waterways Business Centre, Navigation Dr, Enfield EN3 6JJ

Just South of Enfield Lock

Enfield Dry Dock

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