AVAILABILITY UPDATE

THE QUICKEST WAY TO WORK OUT IF I CAN HELP IS TO TEXT ME your requirements 

07976 631920

Unfortunately I have no answer phone available due to unprecedented volume of enquiries.

Lead in time for surveys is minimum 4 weeks. There is no availability for new customer surveys until 6 September 2022. 

Summer shutdown is 12th August to 29th August 2022 inclusive and no works will be undertaken during this time

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Tom Keeling is a specialist inland waterways Marine Surveyor and Boat Safety Examiner. He has full-member status of IMarEST (Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology), full registration with Gas Safe Register (No. 300458) for marine LPG, has worked on the inland waterways since 1995 and is well known within the industry. As well as being Director of Small Craft Services Ltd., Tom is also a qualified RYA Instructor.

Tom has previously been a Committee Member of the Boat Safety Scheme Technical Committee as the national marine surveyors group rep on behalf of IMarEST, as well as being an ex-officio member of the Small Ships Group Committee.  

Tom is an ardent campaigner for better boater safety, regularly lobbying the Boat Safety Scheme and Gas Safe Register as well as training companies to improve standards, refine working practices and raise awareness of developing safety issues. Tom is presently working on a research project to improve marine LPG safety, and regularly contributes to the development of BSS requirements. 

Tom specialises in all types of pre-purchase, condition and investigative marine surveys for private and trade customers.

Produced reports are accepted by all insurers, brokers and financers and are delivered within 7 working days in secure electronic format.

If you require a pre-purchase survey you will also receive an advance summary sheet to forward to the broker to aid any negotiation that results, and avoid delay in progressing with your purchase. You are welcome to be present at the time of survey and ask as many questions as you like. 


Tom’s PI and PL insurance cover exceeds the minimum recommended for industry standard. 
For private instructions, Tom operates in the Midlands and serves Warwickshire, Worcestershire, South-West Midlands and North Oxfordshire. Travel charges are generally inclusive; all costs are fully explained and agreed prior to commissioning work.

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For Trade instructions with large hire fleets, Tom offers a nationwide service across England, Wales and Scotland.

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Small Craft Services Ltd T/A Tom Keeling
Director - Tom Keeling

Registered in England and Wales No 7567705
Registered Address:  Coniston, Evesham Street, Alcester, B49 5DS | 07976 631920