Showing the public

Published: Thursday, 25 November 2010
THIS winter British Waterways is giving the public the opportunity to see some of the maintenance to the waterways, with the latest at Hanwell Flight on the Grand Union Canal.

Stort towpath upgraded

Published: Wednesday, 24 November 2010

WORK has begun this week on a £150,000 project to upgrade 220 yards of Stort towpath at Bishop's Stortford.

New bridge open this year

Published: Wednesday, 24 November 2010

UPPER Mills Bridge on the Stroudwater Canal is nearing completion, and should be ready next month.

Emergency closure at Wigan

Published: Wednesday, 24 November 2010

THE emergency closure at Wigan on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal was caused by the collapsed of the retaining structure.

Outsourced dredging contract

Published: Wednesday, 24 November 2010

BRITISH Waterways have outsourced its dredging contract to the marine-based civil engineer Land & Water Services Ltd,  with a contract from next month to March 2015.

£33 to wind your boat!

Published: Wednesday, 24 November 2010

SHOULD your boat be above 50 feet, and you want to wind at the bottom of the Oxford Canal it will not cost you £15 as first stated but £33!

Not a maintenance problem

Published: Wednesday, 24 November 2010

IT IS fairly clear that the problem, which led to the pound between Bedford Staircase Locks and Planet Lock on the Caldon canal having to be drained, had nothing to do with BW maintenance procedures, writes Ralph Freeman.

Titford Pump comes home

Published: Monday, 22 November 2010

THE Titford Pump that served the Titford Canal is to be reinstated by its original home on the wharf by Titford Pumphouse at Engine Street in Oldbury.

Linton gates go in

Published: Monday, 22 November 2010

AFTER 25 years the gates of Linton Lock were deemed past their 'sell-by' date, and have been replaced.

Will anything be done?

Published: Monday, 22 November 2010

THE state of some of the facilities around the waterways has prompted a boater  to contact British Waterways, and she waits to see what reply she gets.