Pier Rules & Regulations
During your stay with us, please ensure you are familiar with and follow our pier rules and regulations
1. The Owner must always ensure that the Vessel is maintained in a clean and tidy state and maintain the decks in good order and not to alter the general character of the vessel and no clothes or other articles must be hung or exposed outside the vessel or leave anything on the pier, including (without limitation) any rubbish, gas bottles chairs bicycles pumps or trolleys and hose reels and hose pipes. To keep the vessel’s services and machinery in good working order and in a seaworthy state to manoeuvre and able to navigate the Vessel under its own propulsion at all time.
2. The Owner must ensure that, while moored within the Marina, the Vessel is appropriately secured using such number of fenders and warps of sufficient size and strength and in such configuration as may be appropriate to the Vessel, the mooring and the anticipated weather conditions. Unless otherwise agreed by the Company, such fenders and warps shall be provided by the Owner. Should the company find any warps or lines that require replacing these will be changed at the owners’ costs.
3. Not to do, or permit to be done, in or on the Vessel and/or the Pier any act or thing which in the opinion of the Pier Owners is or may grow to be an annoyance, nuisance or disturbance or cause of damage to the Pier Owners or their lessees, licensees or tenants or to the owners, tenants or occupiers of any adjoining or neighbouring property, Port of London Authority or anyone on the Thames or to the river bed or anything in or on the river and, in particular, (without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing), not to dispose of refuse and rubbish except in such a manner as may be approved or directed by the appropriate authority or by the Pier Owners.
4. To ensure that any flammable substance (whether or not contained in a container) shall be kept in a safe place to be agreed with the Pier Owners and if kept on deck to be in a housing approved by the Pier Owners and to ensure that no paraffin heater shall be permitted on the Vessel. All waste batteries must be removed from the site and disposed of in a safe manner.
5. Not to park nor permit nor allow to be parked nor to leave any motorcar, van, lorry or other vehicle, pedal or motorcycle or scooter on the accessway leading to and from and from and to the public highway and the Pier or on any land belonging to St George West London Limited immediately adjacent to the accessway and not to cause any obstruction at any time on such accessway.
6. The right to pass and repass on foot with or without trolleys (to be provided by the Pier Owners) and with or without bicycles only over and along such accessway as leads to and from and from and to the public highway and the Pier at all times and for all purposes connected with the use of the Mooring. Cycling on pontoons is not permitted.
7. The Owners must not (and must not allow anyone else to) use the Vessel for any commercial or residential purpose while in the Marina Premises without obtaining the Company’s prior written consent, which may be withheld in the Company’s absolute discretion or granted on such terms as the Company sees fit. For the avoidance of doubt: use of the Vessel to provide overnight accommodation in exchange for payment or a reciprocal arrangement is deemed to be commercial use; and stays on board the Vessel for in excess of an average of four nights per week. The subletting of moorings and boats is strictly prohibited. Additionally, in the interest of security, no boat may be used at any time by any person other than the Licensee or his immediate family except by prior arrangement with the Company.
8. Not to use the pier as a postal address or business address. The Pier is strictly non-residential and non-Commercial, the boat owner must make their’ own arrangements for post
9. Not to allow anyone access onto the pier unless known to the boat owner as their respective guest. The Owner must ensure that any other person on board or accessing the Vessel while in the Marina Premises (excluding the Company), does comply with all applicable laws when in the Marina Premises. Any Guests or trades persons visiting the vessel without berth holders present, must be notified to the Pier Master by respective berth holders
10. Not to park nor permit nor allow to be parked nor to leave any motorcar, van, lorry or other vehicle, pedal or motorcycle or scooter on the accessway leading to and from and from and to the public highway and the Pier or on any land belonging to St George West London Limited immediately adjacent to the accessway and not to cause any obstruction at any time on such accessway.
11. Not to play music so as to be audible outside the Vessel, and not at all between the hours of 10.00pm and 9.00am.
12. Not to display any advertisement on the Vessel or the Mooring.
13. Not to erect, or maintain, any non-maritime aerial on the outside of the Vessel.
14. Not to keep any animals or birds on the Vessel.
15. Berth holders are only permitted to undertake small running repairs to their vessels – should work be required to be carried out by a contractor, the contractor must first be registered with the Marina Office with adequate insurance and necessary qualifications
16. Illegal substances / items are strictly prohibited from the Marina Premises.
17. The Owner must provide and maintain at least one fire extinguisher, which is approved and manufactured to EN3 standards for portable fire extinguishers, and ensure it is fit for purpose for the Vessel and ready for immediate use in case of fire.
18. Not to moor or secure any craft alongside the Vessel or elsewhere on the Pier. No part of any vessel may overhang a walkway (including anchors / bow sprits / davits etc.) Pontoons and walkways must be kept clear of gear, including dinghies and skiffs, at all times.
19. To observe and perform the directions of the Pier Master or such other persons as the Pier Owner may appoint from time to time.
No guarantee is given by the Company for the continuous supply of electricity and other services within the Marina Premises. The Owner is responsible for the consequences of a discontinued electricity supply and shall take all necessary precautions assuming that a continuous supply of electricity is not maintained. Mains electricity is only available to boats with a properly equipped and protected ring-main installation. The Owner shall observe all statutory and local regulations relative to electricity in or upon their vessel. b) The Owner shall not leave any electric fan or incandescent heater in operation aboard the vessel while the vessel is unoccupied
HEALTH & SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
Imperial Wharf makes every effort to keep the marina and the grounds safe, but it is very important that Berth holders and Visitors do not do anything that is a risk to others – or the environment.
Imperial Wharf recommends wearing suitable footwear such as deck shoes whilst on the Marina Premises, especially whilst walking on the pontoons. High heeled shoes, flip flops and slippery soled dinner shoes are not recommended.
ALL ACCIDENTS – either to a person or to other Vessels – must be reported to the Marina Office.
If you see anything that you feel is a danger to you or your fellow Berth Holders or Visitors – please report the facts to the Marina Office as soon as possible.