Restoration resources: built heritage and natural environment

Waterways across England and Wales are a unique part of our heritage and are often coupled with vitally important habitats for native species.

Pocklington Canal Managing natural vegetation on the Pocklington Canal

So, considering the heritage and natural environment of the location should remain central to the restoration project throughout.

It's not just the channels that are important, but the bridges, locks, wharfs, mills and many other structures that all tell the story of our nation’s history.

Last date edited: 1 September 2021