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Is car parking available?

There is no parking on site. Paid parking is available on Cutter Ferry Close, accessible from the Elizabeth Way road bridge, one minute’s walk to Downing Boat House.


Who should we contact if we can’t access the building?

Downing College Porters’ Lodge, tel 01223 334800


How do we get into the tank building?

On the day of your session, you will receive an email with a pin code that will provide access through both the rear gate and the door into the tank room. Access is from the rear of the boat house, up the stairs on the first floor. The code lasts for a limited period either side of your timed session.


Is there anywhere to park our bikes?

Bike racks are available at the rear of Downing College Boat House. These are left at your own risk.


Where is the tank located? Where is Downing Boat Club?

The tank is located at Downing College Boat Club, which is on Cutter Ferry Path off Manhattan drive – CB4 1ZA. Access is via the gate at the rear of the boat house. Please see the map here