Category Archives: Canal & River Trust

Nearly £1 million invested to improve canal towpath on Manchester, Bolton & Bury Canal

By | March 14, 2019

The last phase of major improvements will soon be underway to almost 5 miles of the Manchester, Bolton & Bury Canal towpath in Greater Manchester. The work will encourage greater use of the towpath with local communities able to use it year-round. The work is going ahead thanks to £800,000 funding from Transport for Greater… Read More »

Winter canal walks

By | December 20, 2018

Our canals and rivers are glorious places to walk in the winter and we have 2,000 miles of pedestrian-friendly towpaths for you to explore. This winter, escape the noise and hustle of busy city streets and step onto the towpath into a calm and tranquil world. There’s no question that a walk by the water… Read More »

Vail Williams advises Canal & River Trust on sale of BWML

By | December 19, 2018

Property consultancy, Vail Williams LLP, has advised the Canal & River Trust on the sale of its wholly-owned marina subsidiary, BWML, to private equity investor, LDC, who is supporting its existing management team. Established in 2004, as part of the Canal & River Trust (British Waterways prior to 2012), British Waterways Marinas Limited (BWML) operates… Read More »