London and South East

Will you help us?

Almost two thirds of households near our waterways are disadvantaged. Help support our community projects along canals and rivers

You'll find all sorts of information about our waterways in London and South East here, whether you're a live aboard boater or a towpath commuter.

Discover great days out and brilliant ways to walk, run, cycle, boat, paddle, fish or even volunteer your way to a happier, healthier life.

Our community projects are revitalising your local waterways and creating wellbeing spaces for the future. Along these well-travelled canals from Oxford, Slough and all the way to the iconic London Docklands, you can get involved and help us make life better by water.

See below for newseventsdays out and even volunteering opportunities happening near you.

Regional annual meeting review film

Watch this year's London & South East review film below, shown at our recent annual meeting:

(Note: to find moorings, boaters' facilities and access points, zoom into the map tab below. Click the red 'i' icon in the bottom right hand corner to expand the key.)

What's happening near you?

Add your postcode below to find news, events, places to visit and ways to volunteer on your local waterway. 

Contact us

Canal & River Trust: London and South East
Little Venice and Milton Keynes Offices
0303 040 4040 Email us @CRTSouthEast

There are a number of towpath improvements currently underway on our West London network with towpath closures, mooring suspensions and diversions in place.

Please see stoppage notices below for High Street to Trout Road, Yiewsley (until November), Printing House Lane to Old Stockley Road Bridge, Hayes (from 10th August to the end of December) and at the River Crane Aqueduct east of Hayes, (The Parkway (A312) to North Hyde Gardens, until October).