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UPDATED - Plymouth Yacht Haven facilities to undergo major refurbishment

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01 February 2015

February 2015 update

We are pleased to say that work remains perfectly on schedule for completion in April.

Painting and tiling is in full progress throughout the new mens and ladies facilities. The worktops have arrived and will be laid over the coming weeks along with the installation of bathroom, shower and WC units. 

Pictures and regular updates can be found on our Facebook and twitter pages. We'll soon be planning the grand opening so stay tuned for further details!


December 2014 update

We are pleased to say that work is on schedule with an estimated completion date of April 2015.

In the past two months, builders have erected new wall partitions and completed the pipework. Underfloor heating has been fitted and all the electrics are in place. In the first week of January, we will begin laying the gorgeous Italian floor tiles.

Full plans for the refurbishment can be seen on the noticeboard outside the marina reception.

More tiling will be laid over the next few weeks before units and furniture arrive next month. Keep checking the website, Facebook and twitter for the latest updates.



Announcement of facility refurbishment from October 2014

Plymouth Yacht Haven is delighted to announce that the marina’s facilities will undergo a major refurbishment over the winter, ready for spring 2015.

The refurbishment will bring the showers, loos and laundry facilities up to first-class standard with completion expected in advance of the main 2015 sailing calendar. The renovations will begin mid-October with temporary facilities installed for the interim period.

The new décor will have a similar look and feel to the brand new facilities at Lymington Yacht Haven (pictured). The design for Plymouth Yacht Haven has been influenced both by Lymington and our customer feedback over the last few years, and we thank you very much for all your input.

Some of the features on our list for the new facilities include:

  • Underfloor heating
  • Movement sensitive automatic lighting and ventilation
  • Countertop hand basins
  • Wall mounted WCs and full height WC cubicles for privacy
  • A mixture of shower cubicles, showers with private basins (male only), and private shower rooms with shower, basin and WC
  • A family room with a bath
  • A shower room adapted for disabled access but available to all
  • Showers with adjustable water temperature
  • Shower trays to be fairly flush to the floor – no big steps down
  • Vanity areas with mirrors, lighting, shelves for wash-bags, hairdryers and plugs for your hair straighteners etc.
  • Number of showers increasing from 12 to 15 plus 1 bath
  • Larger/less cramped shower cubicles
  • New WC within the Bridge Restaurant for their staff so that they will no longer need to use the marina facilities.


The combination of builders on site and temporary facilities will use up a few parking spaces but we will be putting fewer boats in the quarry car park this winter to compensate.

Detailed plans for new facilities are displayed at the marina office. If you have any queries about the project at any time over the next few months, please don’t hesitate to contact us.