The Property Development team in the Canal & River Trust plays an important role in contributing to the funding of the waterway network, through improving and releasing the capital value of properties with development potential.
By taking an active role, the Property Development Team champions sympathetic yet contemporary waterside development, which includes residential and commercial schemes. We generate income to help maintain the historic waterways, enhance local environments and reinvigorate the canal and river network.
Today we are involved in nearly £12 billion of waterside regeneration projects nationwide, reinvesting the profits from these schemes to help fund the waterways for future generations.
The Canal & River Trust is a major land owner with a unique portfolio of land and property throughout the UK, worth over £500 million. We undertake land assembly and prepare otherwise redundant property within our portfolio for development by progressing through the planning process.
Each of our developments presents an original environment in which we facilitate the growth of a thriving waterside community and we carefully plan the appropriate mix of residential, commercial leisure and mixed-use developments, in response to the location.
The development team has also generated significant non-financial outputs which are in line with the Trust’s wider corporate objectives. These outputs include:
Watch how the short video below celebrating the extra value that waterway restoration can bring to the surrounding area and to the local communities who use them.
Last date edited: 3 January 2017