The Tidal River Trent

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Keadby Lock to Neap House Wharf


SE8312 : Power lines crossing the River Trent by Phil Williams SE8412 : River Trent  and Grove Wharf  Steel Stockyard by Glyn Drury SE8413 : Amcotts Hook by Richard Croft SE8413 : Grove Wharf by Martin Wilson

SE8413 : Steel Yard cranes at Grove Wharf by Glyn Drury SE8512 : Grove Wharf by George Robinson SE8513 : Neap House Wharf (lower) by George Robinson SE8513 : Neap House Wharf (upper) by George Robinson

Grove Wharf and Neap House Wharf offer eleven berths of up to 100m with 5.5m draft allowing capacity to 4500tons.

Flixborough Wharf


SE8613 : Trent Bank by Richard Croft SE8614 : Flixborough Wharf from the south by George Robinson SE8514 : Flixborough Wharf by David Wright SE8514 : Flixborough Wharf by Richard Croft

Flixborough Wharf offers two berths of up to 100m with 5.5m draft. The overhead crane will handle lifts up to 35 tons and a dedicated steel handling terminal allows access to the rail network.

Flixborough to Burton Stather


SE8515 : River Trent by JThomas SE8515 : Looking across the River Trent by Iain Macaulay SE8516 : Looking across the River Trent by Iain Macaulay SE8516 : Pushing against the tide by Jonathan Thacker

SE8516 : Navigation aid by Richard Croft SE8517 : The Trent looking upstream towards Flixborough Stather by Jonathan Thacker SE8517 : The Trent looking downstream towards Burton Stather by Jonathan Thacker SE8517 : The "Leona" by David Wright


Kingsferry Wharf


SE8618 : Kingsferry Wharf, Burton Upon Stather by David Wright SE8618 : Where's the ferryboat across the River Trent? by Steve  Fareham SE8618 : Kingsferry Wharf by George Robinson SE8618 : Remains of ferry berth by George Robinson

Kingsferry Wharf can handle vessels up to 61m and has the deepest draft on the River Trent The Romans had a wharf at Burton Stather for the grain trade and the port had a royal charter in the 14th century. It was a port for transhipment of timber from Sherwood Forest for the London shipyards but now receives imported timber.

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