Canal And River Trust

The drained Hertford Union Canal

Hertford Union – Canal Bed Clear up

As many will have noticed, the Hertford Union Canal has been dewatered and will remain so until the end of March. During the next couple of weeks there are opportunities for volunteers to take part in litter picking along the drained canal bed.

These voluntary litter pick events take place between 10am and 2pm on the next two Thursday and … read more

Cyclists being surveyed on the Regents Canal

Towpath Workshop – 19th September Mile End Park Art Pavilion


The canal towpaths of east London are an important resource and are becoming increasingly popular with walkers, fishermen, cyclists, joggers and boaters. In some places, and at peak times, this can lead to congestion. To help manage growing demand the Canal and River Trust (formerly British Waterways) are working to improve the streets surrounding the canal for cyclists and pedestrians.… read more