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If you're looking for an effective, efficient, and low-cost alternative to road transport, then you've come to the right place. Humber Barges will make sure that your freight will reach its destination on time and intact. To top it all, obtaining a quote is both easy and fast. With all that time saved you'll be able to play texas hold em with your friends or even purchase additional freight! Check out our gallery below to have an idea of our service and barge fleet. There are also two YouTube videos you can watch, to see Fusedale H in action:


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Fusedale H carrying 480 tonnes of cargo (Malcolm Slater)

Fusedale H in tranquil setting at Ferrybridge (Mike Brown)

Fusedale H at speed on the River Aire section of the Aire and Calder Navigation loaded with 420 tonnes of sand (David Lowe)

Fusedale H just after loading at Besthorpe for Whitwood (Malcolm Slater)

Fusedale H leaving Castleford Lock heading across the River Aire into the River Calder for Whitwood - a rare waterway cross roads (David Lowe)

 Fusedale H approaching Ferrybridge Lock (David Lowe)

Approaching Bullholme Lock, Castleford (David Lowe)

River Trent
Back to the quarry for more aggregates, River Trent (Mike Brown)

Aggregates barge in Lemonroyd Lock, near Leeds, before the coamings were painted yellow (Mike Brown)

Narrow Boat 'Swallow' (1934) on display promoting Humber Barges Ltd.  Swallow is owned by associate company The Airedale Barge Co Ltd, and is based at the Black Country Living Museum Dudley.  She is  used to promote freight carrying at events and gatherings across the inland waterway network, as well as being preserved as a historic narrow boat. (David Lowe)


Contact Us

For more information on any aspect of Humber Barges please contact us on:


 Christine Oatway, Managing Director:     0757 2847006 (24 hrs)
 David Lowe, Director:                             07785 502478 (24 hrs)
 Gerald Whiteley, Director:                     01282 812456

Email:     Humber Barges

Humber Barges Ltd:
95 Denby Dale Road, Wakefield, WF2 8DJ

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