27-01-2015 - Grosvenor RC Chester Success on the Severn

Grosvenor enjoyed  a successful Sunday trip to Stourport Head Race last week end. Many of their crews returning to Chester with attractive commemorative pots, after spending a great day racing in excellent conditions on the River Severn, In the morning  Division, The Senior Women’s IM2 eight of: Ellen Mitchell, Cheryl Tonkinson, Tanith Allwood, Helen Rowland, Roxy Woodward, Ellen Fox, Louise … Continue reading

24-11-2014 - Grosvenor Rowing Club Volunteers win National Acclaim

A party of Grosvenor Rowing Club members journeyed down to London last weekend to the impressive Waterman’s Guild, London, to attend the annual British Rowing Volunteer Awards. These awards are given by the governing body to volunteers throughout the UK, who have been exceptional in their dedication and contribution to the sport of rowing. The awards were presented by Ben … Continue reading

08-11-2014 - Remembrance weekend boat naming ceremony

Grosvenor Rowing Club, Chester, today paid tribute to a past member who made the ultimate sacrifice in 1916, during the Great War. In a moving and respectful event the club’s new boat (A Hudson eight) was named Lt Thomas Higgins MC by the Club President, His Grace, The Duke of Westminster. Club Chairman Nick Lindop welcomed family and friends to … Continue reading

26-10-2014 - Boat Naming Ceremony.

Grosvenor Rowing Club will be holding a boat naming ceremony from 10.30 on 08/11/14 at the Club house. Our club Patron, The Duke of Westminster will name the boat Lt Thomas Higgins after a Grosvenor member who made the supreme sacrifice at The Somme in 1916.   Family and friends are all welcome to attend. Dress code is smart. This … Continue reading

  • Grosvenor RC Chester Success on the Severn

  • Grosvenor Rowing Club Volunteers win National Acclaim

  • Remembrance weekend boat naming ceremony

  • Boat Naming Ceremony.

Dee Autumn Head

 Dee Autumn Head 2014

Saturday 1st November:


Raced downstream over 4000m in two divisions on the River Dee, Chester.

Held under the Rules of British Rowing, the Rules of Racing and Row Safe.

Final Draw 2014 – Division 1

Final Draw 2014 – Division 2

Information for Competitors:

Previous Results available here.


The Dee Autumn Head is held under the Rules of British Rowing, the Rules of Racing and RowSafe.


The Dee Autumn Head takes on the River Dee in Chester with crews racing from the ‘motorway’ bridge to Dee Lane, a distance of just under 4000 m. It is a processional head race with events for all boats from eights to single sculls; in all age categories from Junior to Veteran, subject to a minimum number of entries in each category. We also welcome sponsorship, please see our sponsorship page for details.


For more information, please take a look at our information for visiting clubs leaflet.