We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.

Waterway partnerships

We feel it's really important for the people who are passionate about our canals and rivers to have a say in how they are run. Our waterway partnerships provide this opportunity.

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Waterway Partnerships help to shape plans, guide decisions about spending, and help develop local engagement. Across our regions, we have a total of ten waterway partnerships. Find out more about each region:

East Midlands Waterways
Kennet & Avon Waterways
London Waterways
Manchester and Pennine Waterways
North East Waterways
North Wales and Borders Waterways
North West Waterways
South East Waterways
South Wales & Severn Waterways
West Midlands Waterways


You can find all meetings here.

Annual Public Meetings 2016

All meetings for 2016 have now taken place.  2017 dates will be posted in due course.  The 2016 schedule can be found here.

Governance Handbook

The Governance handbook is designed to help everbody appreciate our governance and how to make it work most effectively.  

Partnership Chair

The chair of each Partnership has a seat on the Trust's Council. 

Terms of reference for the partnerships
Role profile for the chairs
Role profile for members

Last date edited: 5 December 2016