Lee Valley Boat Centre

Boating on River Lee

By Angela Barnett

The Lee Valley Boat Centre has been running as a boating centre for many years on the corner of the River Lee opposite the Crown Public House.  The present management has been here for 10 years but there is a history here that goes back to when a Mr Sykes ran the place hiring out rowing boats.  Does anyone have any information or photos of his era?

The Lee Valley Park own and lease the property these days but what came before?

Here is a photo of what the boat centre looks like now but we would love to see older photos.


Photo:Summertime 2008

Summertime 2008


This page was added by Angela Barnett on 12/03/2010.
Comments about this page

Harry Sykes was my step grandad.he married my Nan Ivy Brown who owned and ran the crown Pub.I will see what i can find out from relatives etc.

By Tracey Brown
On 04/09/2012

Hi I'm going to find some phos for you from my family, mr Sykes was married to my nan, my mothers side of the family. So they will have lots of phos from this era.

By Emma
On 04/09/2012

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