Joint ventures & partnerships

As guardians of the waterways, the Canal & River Trust plays an important role in the redevelopment and regeneration of waterside property and land. We have entered into a number of joint ventures with public and private partners.

H2O Urban LLP

H2O Urban LLP is a national joint venture company owned 50% by the Trust and 50% by private developer bloc Ltd. H2O Urban is working on a series of regeneration and redevelopment projects across the UK to maximise opportunities with the Canal & River Trust. 

For more information please visit: H20 Urban

Waterside Places

Waterside Places is a national joint venture company owned 50% by the Canal & River Trust and 50% by Muse Developments. Formed in 2002 the company specialises in regenerating waterside areas with intelligent design and a forward-thinking approach to urban renaissance. The company, which invests 50% of its profits back into Britain’s waterways, supports regeneration across the UK.

For more information please visit: Waterside Places


The Trust have or are working in partnership with a number of public sector partners including:

  • Slough BC
  • Burnley BC
  • Hyndburn BC
  • Wigan MBC
  • Birmingham CC
  • Wolverhampton CC
  • Leeds CC
  • Sheffield CC
  • Wyre Forest DC
  • Advantage West Midlands
  • Homes and Communities Agency

Last date edited: 29 November 2017