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Work Parties

Estate maintenance plays an essential part in ensuring the clubs waters are kept to a very high standard. The Estates Team carry out a planned programme of work on a daily basis and are all volunteers. The Estates Maintenance fee of £87.50, referred to as an Overstamp payment, entitles the member to fish designated, premier club waters between 15th March to 15th June inclusive. This can be purchased separately or with the RESTRICTED - Intermediate Including Overstamp, BAND E - Senior Including Overstamp or BAND C - Pensioner Including Overstamp, only pensioners aged over 70 will receive a free Overstamp, this applies to both existing pensioners and future qualifiers.

Overstamp Waters 2022
  • Belmont Estate (All pools on Belmont complex)

  • Belmont Moat & Friars Pool

  • Catch Penny Pool

  • Founders Pool

  • Lymmvale

  • Lymmvale Stock Pond

  • Nunsmere

  • Wrinehill Pool

  • Tabley Mere**

  • Tabley Moat**

** Tabley Mere & Moat closed 15th March – 31st May inclusive. Strictly no fishing or access to the estate during this period. Open to ALL MEMBERS thereafter.

Those choosing not to pay the overstamp fee may still earn an overstamp by completing two, six hour work parties, this then allows the member to fish the premier club waters between 15th March to 15th June inclusive. Members who do not pay for an overstamp or do not complete the two, six hour work parties may not fish the premier club waters during this period but can still fish all other club waters designated as non-overstamp, a full list of all waters can be found here.

Work Party Dates 2022

The club will be securing more dates shortly past March in case COVID restrictions change, members should email to book onto a work party on one of the dates below and to receive the final joining details for each work party.

Saturday 8th January 
Thursday 13th January 
Sunday 23rd January 
Thursday 27th January 
Saturday 5th February 
Thursday 10th February 
Sunday 20th February 
Thursday 24th February 
Saturday 5th March
Sunday 13th March

Attending a Work Party

If you’d like to attend a work party please book at least a week in advance. A safety talk will be given at Whitley compound at 08:45hrs and work will start at 09:00hrs, there will be a lunch break at 12:30hrs to 13:00hrs, the work party will end at 15:15hrs.


Please ensure that you turn up on time. Please ensure that you bring your own protective equipment (PPE) with you, e.g. sturdy pair of boots, warm clothing (including waterproofs) and industrial/gardening gloves. You will also require a packed lunch. There will be some additional work parties that take place throughout the year, details will be posted on the members forum and Blog in advance of them taking place.


** Please note an overstamp is only required for a Senior, Pensioner and Intermediate membership class who wishes to fish the waters requiring an overstamp, it is NOT required after June 15th **


Heading west along the M56, leave at junction 10. Follow the A49 towards Whitchurch. Continue along the A49 for approximately 1 mile and take a left turn onto Radell Lane, which is a 100m or so past Grimsditch Lane on the right. Continue along Radell Lane until you come to a row of house and a sharp left bend. At the start of the bend turn right and then after just 50m turn right again at the crossroads onto Village Lane. Drive past the school on the left and a small cemetery on the right. Just after the cemetery, on the right you will find the car park for Whitley Pool.


Head of Estates Maintenance Nick Joynson


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