Press Releases


9th November 2020 – Sandbanks Ferry unveils new green commitment for ferry users


3rd November 2020 – Sandbanks Ferry commits to maintaining service throughout November lockdown


12th June 2020 – Sandbanks Ferry announces health and safety measures for return to service for foot passengers and cyclists.


15th May 2020 – Personal protective equipment (PPE) for all staff members to use once the ferry returns.


17th April 2020 – Service withdrawn following Government announcement on continued COVID-19 ‘lockdown’.


9th March 2020 – Sandbanks Ferry Company announces toll increase application


12th December 2019 – Sandbanks Ferry Company will be offering free travel to all passengers on Christmas Day this year.


30th October 2019 – Return of the chain ferry to full service.


18th October 2019 – Sandbanks Ferry on track for end of October return as final parts are fitted.


13th September 2019 – Sandbanks Ferry Company says passenger safety must be a priority for any interim ferry plans.


21st August 2019 – Sandbanks Ferry Company meets with local MPs to discuss plans to return chain ferry to service.


13th August 2019 – Plans to return the chain ferry to service during October 2019.


30th July 2019 – The Sandbanks Ferry was withdrawn from service on Friday 12th July.