Harwich Town Council

The Guildhall
Church Street
Harwich

t: 01255 507211
e: info@harwichtowncouncil.co.uk
Hours: 9.30am – 1pm Monday, Wednesday & Friday

The Ha’penny Pier pontoons will be open for overnight stays from 4 July 2020.

The Ha’penny Pier pontoons will be open for overnight stays from 4 July 2020.

The following restrictions for usage of Ha’penny Pier pontoons will apply:

  • From Saturday 4 July leisure vessels will be permitted to berth overnight on the pontoons…

    Maximum stay is 2 nights. 

    No fees will be charged.

    No toilet or shower facilities will be available.

  • A Pier Master will be on duty between the hours of 9am – 4pm. Telephone: 07748 154039.
  • Please ensure your vessel is seaworthy and check the forecast to reduce the need for emergency services to be called to assist.
  • Do not share lines and always tie up yourself – do not rely on others to help.
  • No rafting up is permitted.
  • Rubbish must be bagged in black sacks. The filled sack should then be left outside the Pier Master’s office between 9am – 4pm.
  • Social distancing should be adhered to at all times (2 metres/6ft).
  • Please avoid direct contact with our Pier Masters and maintain a distance of 2 metres (6ft) to help them…help you.
  • Do not enter the Pier Master’s office, located on Ha’penny Pier.
  • Aggressive and abusive behaviour towards members of our staff will not be tolerated.  
  • The area is under 24-hour CCTV surveillance.