Towpath Taskforce - Old Ford, Regents Canal - Saturday 10 August 2019


Reference: OPP0007340

Activities: Environment, One off or a taster, Outdoors, Practical, Regularly

Starts: 10 August 2019

Old Ford Lock, Regents Canal, London, E9 7DE

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Join us on Saturday10 August between 10am and 3pm at Old Ford Lock (8) for a satisfying days’ work at this popular spot on the Regents Canal. We'll be clearing offside vegetation, building a fence and doing a general tidy up of the area. All tools and equipment will be provided, together with expert and friendly support and refreshments. We will be delighted to see you there.

In order to help us combat plastic pollution, if possible, please could you bring your own reusable water bottle and/or mug along with you.

Meet us on the canal towpath Old Ford Lock, Victoria Park, E9 7DE. The nearest stations are Cambridge Heath or Bethnal green, which are a 15 minute walk away. The event will run from 10am-3pm, join us for the morning or bring a packed lunch and stay all day!


The Towpath Taskforce offers a great way to meet other local Trust volunteers and staff, learn new practical skills, hear about other volunteer opportunities or just spend a few hours outdoors improving your local waterway environment.

Skills required

No experience is required, you just need to be willing to get stuck in and get dirty. Please wear old clothes appropriate for the weather conditions (e.g. waterproof jacket, warm layers) and sturdy footwear ideally boots or wellies. If possible, please contact us to let us know you're planning to come – sign up below or ring 0303 040 4040 for more details.

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