Category Archives: Canal & River Trust

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 »

Repair work brought forward to make the best of drought closures

By | August 22, 2018

The Canal & River Trust is planning to undertake extra maintenance work on the waterways that have been forced to close because of the drought this summer. They’ve been reviewing the works planned for the sections that are currently closed, particularly the Rochdale, Middlewich Branch of the Shropshire Union, and Leeds & Liverpool Canals. At… Read More »