Useful Links

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The Canal & River Trust is a charitable trust set up to manage most of the navigable waterways of England and Wales. The transfer of 'ownership' from British Waterways, took place on 2 July 2012. 

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The Canal & River Trust lists all planning applications it receives on its website.


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The Association of Waterway Cruising Clubs (AWCC) is a grouping of individual and independent clubs which offer their members facilities related to boating on the inland waterways of the United Kingdom. The Canal Taverners Boat Club is a member of the AWCC and club members can enjoy the benefits of the organisation.

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The IWA is a membership charity dedicated to protecting and restoring Britain’s network of canal and river waterways. It undertakes local and national campaigns to improve the UK's inland waterways.

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The Kennet & Avon Canal Trust was formed in 1956 to campaign to save the canal from closure and work towards its restoration and re-opening as a cruiseway linking the River Avon near Bristol with the River Thames at Reading.

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The Wilts & Berks Canal Trust is working to restoring the full length of the canal from Semington in Wiltshire, through Swindon and connect with the River Thames at Abingdon in Oxfordshire.


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This is the unofficial website for the Melksham, Calne and Chippenham Branch which gives information about the branch’s activities.

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The Somersetshire Coal Canal was built to carry coal from the Paulton and Radstock coal fields to the Kennet and Avon Canal at Dundas and then on to major towns.
The Somersetshire Canal Society is working to restore the canal to a 10-mile-long navigation and amenity corridor as well as researching the history of the canal as an educational resource

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The Cotswold Canals Trust is working re-open the Cotswold Canals — The Stroudwater Navigation and The Thames & Severn Canal. Their ultimate aim is the restoration of The Cotswold Canals as a thirty-six mile navigable route from the Stroudwater Navigation’s junction with the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal at Saul Junction to the River Thames at Lechlade.

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