Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation

Contact Information
Wharf Road, Chelmsford, CM2 6
Fish Stocks
Crucian Carp
Detailed Information

Fishing is from the towpath and public access banks only. There is no fishing within 30 meters of any lock or within 15 meters of any bridge, weir, wharf, landing stage, permanent mooring, or other navigational structure. Members must observe notice boards erected along the canal, as certain banks will remain out of bounds or private. Stocked with carp to 30lbs, pike to 25lbs, bream to 8lbs, tench to 6lbs, chub to 5lbs, perch to 2lbs, roach to 1lb 8ozs and dace to 8ozs.    Springfield Lock – Access from Wharf Road, pay & display car parking available.    Barnes Mill Lock – Limited parking in the meadow.    Sandford Lock – Road access with few parking spaces.    Cuton Lock – No road access.    Stonham Lock – Access via Alien Way.    Little Baddow Mill Lock – Access via Boreham / Little Baddow Road with limited parking.    Paper Mill Lock – Access via Hatfield Road / North Hill roadside parking.    Rushes Lock – No road access.    Hoe Mill Lock – Access via The Causeway with roadside parking.    Ricketts Lock – No road access.    Beeleigh Lock & Langford Cut – Access via a private road to the golf course with limited parking by lock.      Access via Tesco’s car park – PLEASE PARK SENSIBLY. Access via Holloway Road / Heybridge Street road bridge, no parking.    Heybridge Basin – Large public car park