Tees Barrage International White Water Centre

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Re: RIVER TEES (The Barrage)

Post by Jim Pullen » Tue Jan 27, 2009 5:30 pm

kanu1995 23/01/09 wrote:The Teesside White Water Course is to remain open throughout February 2009. Special discounted entry rates are on offer to all paddlers with full winter releases expected during this period.
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Post by Jim Pullen » Mon Mar 09, 2009 11:48 am

Barrage also open through March at the discounted rate. I was pleasantly surprised to find it was only £5 for adults or £3 for students/juniors.

There was some discussion about the redevelopment here. Does anyone know whether they've come up with a start date for the work yet?

For anyone who doesn't know the redevelopment will see a new short harder course alongside a longer, easier one. The existing bits of the course will be deepened. Archimedes screws will be used to generate electricity and pump water allowing for the course to become more independent of tide times. In addition there will be a canoe lift/conveyor belt thing so you won't actually have to get out of your boat!
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Re: RIVER TEES (The Barrage)

Post by MattBibbings » Sat Jun 13, 2009 8:20 pm

Tees is running tomorrow from midday till 6pm. Do you know what the tide is doing suring that time and what that means for the quality of the features on the course?

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Post by Jim Pullen » Thu Sep 03, 2009 2:33 pm

Latest rumour is that the course will remain open through to October. Every time I hear about this it seems to get put back another month. Does anyone know what's been causing the hold up?
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TEES BARRAGE OPEN TILL CHRISTMAS

Post by ding dong » Thu Oct 15, 2009 12:56 pm

The Centre is to remain open till the end of DECEMBER

Tide times will be published on the following website soon

All paddlers can access info on www.teesactive.co.uk or contact the centre on 01642 - 678000

All paddlers are advised to ring to check running times before travelling


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Post by Tezree » Sat Jan 09, 2010 10:51 am

Hi guys,
Just a quick one to bring you up to speed with the developments here on Teesside.
The white water course / flat water warm up lake is now closed to paddlers until further notice.
The cafe / shop remain open at the moment until further notice. Please note that the cafe is only serving hot drinks & confectionary at this time.

The shop has a closing down sale. We have an electric copy of the stock list and prices. If you would like to receive this via email please contact myself on: Terry.Wooff@teesactive.co.uk.

All shop sales are for collection only.

Also our phone line remains open at the moment for any queries: 01642 678000

The staff will be in the centre from Monday to Friday 9:00am untill 5:00pm only.

Thanks.
Tez

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Re: Teesside White Water Course Update

Post by mole » Sat Jan 09, 2010 11:15 am

Does that mean work has finally started?
Sometimes it's just too much effor......aughhh

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Post by Grumpy old man » Sat Jan 09, 2010 11:20 am

Hi Tez
Thanks for the update. Please continue to keep us all posted with further devlopments and maybe some pics as work continues.

Thanks again

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Re: Teesside White Water Course Update

Post by Tezree » Sat Jan 09, 2010 11:42 am

Un-fortunatly we are still waiting on builders to arrive.
We will continue to provide updates as we receive the information.
In reguards to the pictures, we are hoping to get a section on the Tees Active website we can provide both pictures and updates. The current website can be found at www.TeesActive.co.uk.

I would wish you all happy paddling but judging by the 4" thick ice in our warm up lake i doubt there will be much happening.

Tez.

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Re: RIVER TEES (The Barrage)

Post by cookie298 » Tue Aug 17, 2010 4:26 pm

Hi,
Has anyone got any upto date info on the Barrage?? Whens it looking at being finished????

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Post by Jim Pullen » Tue Aug 17, 2010 10:43 pm

I had a quick look when passing at the weekend. The concrete outline of the two channels seems to be in place, but the site as a whole still looks miles off! I think I read November was the latest completion target, but that may just be a rumour...
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Post by Jim Pullen » Sun Sep 18, 2011 9:16 pm

I've had a go at rewriting the guide tonight to reflect the new course - I'm no playboater (unless face-planting now scores?), so can't make a proper informed comment on how playable each feature is - I'm only going on what I've seen others achieve.

If there's anything people think I've got wrong or want to add more detail, please post below.
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Re: RIVER TEES (The Barrage)

Post by Tees Active » Wed Sep 28, 2011 9:15 am

Hi,

Im currently trying to get all the correct information for our newly re-developed white water centre on lots of different websites -



Please could you change any info on your website to our new title of ‘Tees Barrage International White Water Centre’ -not course or Teesside.


Also could you please include a like to our new website – http://www.tbiwwc.com


Please also be aware that Castlegate Quay Water Sports no longer exists and is now part of the TBIWWC.


Please also ensure you have the correct address for us which is:-


Tees Barrage International White Water Centre

Tees Barrage Way,

Tees Barrage,

Stockton-on-Tees

TS18 2QW



Phone: 01642 678000


For further details on the detail of that course etc, please can you contact the centre directly at enquiries@tbiwwc.com - they should be able to help you with course features, play-a-bility etc.

Thanks

Rachel

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Re: RIVER TEES (Tees Barrage International White Water Centr

Post by TomJ » Wed Sep 28, 2011 12:06 pm

When do you expect the short course and conveyor belt to re-open?

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Re: RIVER TEES (Tees Barrage International White Water Centr

Post by Jim Pullen » Wed Oct 05, 2011 11:28 am

I see the short course is scheduled to run this week. Is this genuine? Anyone been along to check?
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Re: RIVER TEES (Tees Barrage International White Water Centr

Post by Jim Pullen » Wed Oct 12, 2011 1:56 pm

Apparently, everything's working again.

Has anyone got any good photos they wouldn't mind appearing on UKRGB? We need some up-to-date ones for the guide. Please post them below.
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Re: RIVER TEES (Tees Barrage International White Water Centr

Post by Wildebeest » Sat Oct 29, 2011 6:37 pm

Hey everyone,

Does the white water course get really busy at weekends? Its just that when Holme Pierepoint reopened, it was so busy for the next two months. I'm curious about the course but can't be bothered to queue at every eddy...

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Re: RIVER TEES (Tees Barrage International White Water Centr

Post by nick307 » Tue Nov 22, 2011 12:49 pm

A few photos from last weekend when the RNLI were doing their flood rescue training... and ironically flooded the barage, completely submerging the motor for the conveyor belt - which i think is now broken - and completely flooding out the short course

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Re: RIVER TEES (Tees Barrage International White Water Centr

Post by Jim Pullen » Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:18 pm

In case anyone hasn't heard, price is now only £6 a session regardless of duration.
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Re: Tees Barrage International White Water Centre

Post by kevinj1949 » Thu Nov 01, 2012 3:34 pm

Hello Paddlers

Is there an issue with water quality at the barrage since it has been upgraded? Prior to the upgrade our club never had a problem. Since the upgrade we have had half a dozen cases of diehoria-hi-ho-hay both on the course and on the lake above the barrage. Too much goose-poo?

KJ

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