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Blog Posts: March 2012
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Wed Mar 21, 2012 at 2:26pm
Over the past couple of weeks we have had a large number of new narrowboats arrive on brokerage either at Whilton or Wigrams, below is a selection of those boats;Easy Tiger is a 57ft semi traditional style narrowboat shell built by Andicraft Ltd in 2009 for sale at Whilton Marina priced at £32,950, with a recent hull survey!Eclipse is a 48ft traditional style narrowboat built by Stowe Hill in 1991 for sale at Whilton Marina priced at £29,950, recently blacked and to include a ne....
Wed Mar 14, 2012 at 11:42am
The fully refurbished Lockgate Cafe at Whilton Marina opened today.  The special today is home made cottage pie, yummy!!  Don't forget this weeks special offer, available every day until Sunday18th March; a slice of cake and a hot drink for the special price of £2.25.We wish Sandra and Anette the best of luck!
Wed Mar 14, 2012 at 11:07am
As you may already know. Whilton Marina Ltd purchased Venetian Marina at the end of 2011. Since purchasing the marina we have wanted to invest in the marina's infrastructure. This week the ground work has started on site to remove the old dilapidated piers and replace them with new piers and updated amenities. The updated amenities are to include water, electricity and lighting to every pier. GJP Marina Developments Ltd are the contractors that are to carry out the pier renewal and the work is t....
Wed Mar 7, 2012 at 10:59am
The Lockgate cafe opening day has been delayed and will now re-open on Wednesday 14th March at 9am. There will be a Special Opening Offer of a delicious piece of cake and a hot cuppa for £2.25 (offer available Weds 14th to Sun 18th March inc) The opening hours of The Lockgate Cafe are as follows: Tuesday - Sunday 9am-5pm Closed on Mondays Open every day during Bank holidays.
Tue Mar 6, 2012 at 2:54pm
Two narrowboats at Wigrams have just been reduced in price, these are: Layla, a 60ft cruiser style Aqualine built in 2007, originally £67,950, reduced to £64,950Cygnus, a 1981, 40ft Cruiser Style Narrowboat built by Hancock and Lane, originally £16,950 reduced to £15,500.Another narrowboat reduced in price at Whilton is:Altum Petimus, a 1970, 45ft Traditional Style Narrowboat built by Rugby Boatbuilders. originally £19,950, reduced to £16,500 Th....
Mon Mar 5, 2012 at 2:43pm
The cafe at  Whilton Marina will be opening as planned on Saturday 10th March. During the opening weekend- Saturday 10th-Sunday and 11th March the special opening offer is; Buy a delicious piece of cake and a hot cuppa for £2.25The opening hours of The Lockgate Cafe are as below:Tuesday - Sunday 9am-5pmClosed on Mondays Open every day during Bank holidays.
Fri Mar 2, 2012 at 10:09am
Over the next two years, the company plans to improve the marina infrastructure by fitting new piers, repiling the water’s edge, electric to all piers, a new water system and wi-fi access to mooring customers. The work on the piers at Venetian Marina is due to start at the beginning of April 2011 and will take around four months to complete.  We will of course inform any of those affected by the changes.See the new plans for the piers below:
Thu Mar 1, 2012 at 1:38pm
Here at Whilton Marina we always do our best to help our customers because we pride ourselves in being one of the best narrowboat  brokers on the waterways.  It's a good feeling when our customers return their gratitude by saying thank's or giving us little gifts.  Sales manager Andy was delighted to be presented with a delicious cup cake from a customer who bought a narrowboat from us recently, he was so pleased that he took a photograph of the cake! and here it is! My ....