Out of service

As of Monday (4 September 2017) the Cowes Floating Bridge will be removed from service until such time as it can be demonstrated that the bridge, and the service it provides, can operate properly in accordance with the council’s specified requirements.

In the meantime, a passenger only launch will operate at the times detailed below:

  • Monday-Thursday: 5am to 10am and 1pm to 7pm
  • Friday: 5am to 10am and 1pm to11.30pm
  • Saturday: 5am to 10am and 5pm to 11.30pm
  • Sunday: 6.30am to 10am and 5pm to10pm

Cowes Water Taxis will be operating from the Council’s pontoon at Cowes to the Gridiron pontoon at East Cowes outside of these hours although not on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council.

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.