Location

LOCATION & LOCAL AREA INFORMATION

Great Yarmouth Energy Park in South Denes is a busy port industrial area on the Norfolk coast. It is just 120 miles from London and has been at the heart of England’s offshore energy sector for 50 years.

Norwich International Airport is 23 miles from Great Yarmouth. UK destinations from Norwich include Aberdeen, Manchester and Edinburgh and with direct scheduled flights to Schipol Airport, Amsterdam, there are connections worldwide.

Great Yarmouth Facts

Great Yarmouth has developed a highly skilled energy marine supply chain which is innovative, adaptable and in demand across the world. As the search for sustainable renewable energy continues, Great Yarmouth continues to be at the fore of many energy projects off the East Anglian coast line from oil and gas to wind energy, ensuring a buoyant future for Great Yarmouth’s marine energy sector, supported by a range of engineering, electronics and other service companies. Given its location, the port of Great Yarmouth has operated for nearly 1000 years on the European stage, serving fishing, shipbuilding, timber, agriculture and offshore industries. Its central 24/7 facilities have served gas platforms in the Southern North Sea for more than 50 years. Great Britain’s first offshore wind farm, installed at Scroby Sands, started to supply the National Grid with power in 2005. The iconic turbines are easily visible from beaches up and down the borough of Great Yarmouth.

Port Facts
  • River Port and Outer Harbour operated by Peel Ports, Great Yarmouth
  • 24-hour access at all states of tide.
  • No bridges or locks.
  • Low tidal range
  • No height restrictions
Outer Harbour River Harbour
Total quay length Up to 1,400m Up to 3,000m
Max vessel length 220m 110m
Max beam 75m 28m
Max draught 10m 5.7m