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Latitude: 53° 55'N
Longitude: 03° 01'W
Country: England

Ownership: Associated British Ports
Type: Private
Usage: Leisure, Fishing, Commercial
Contact name: Mr Paul Jervis, Port Manager
Address: Dock Office, Fleetwood, Lancs, FY7 6PP
Telephone no: 01253 872323
E-mail: nridehalgh@abports.co.uk
Website: www.abports.co.uk/custinf.../fleet.htm

About Fleetwood

Situated on the Lancashire coast, Fleetwood is well established as one of the UK’s major ports for ro-ro traffic to and from Northern Ireland, and has been a major fishing port for 90 years.

The sheltered enclosed dock houses a marina with 300 fully serviced berths, a dry storage compound and comprehensive facilities for the leisure sailor. It is an ideal base for cruises to Morecambe Bay and the Irish Sea.

A 28 ha area of land around Wyre Dock is currently undergoing considerable redevelopment. Known as Fleetwood Harbour Village, this redevelopment scheme features a major retail multiple outlet, located adjacent to the 6 ha Freeport Fleetwood shopping and leisure complex, and to a residential development.

Fleetwood offers: a full range of services and facilities,including a 180-tonne ro-ro linkspan, a 1,050-tonne deep-water slipway and 800 m of quay; considerable experience in the handling of Irish Sea ro-ro traffic; the finest fish-auction hall on the west coast of Britain, meeting the latest EU hygiene requirements;the provision of fuel, ice, electricity, water, ships’ stores and engineering facilities; excellent transport communications via modern trunk road to the national motorway network exciting residential and retail property developments.

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