News with tag 'Consultations'

Broads Public Consultation: Your Views Wanted

Date: 14/03/2016

IWA has been asked for its views  on two important plans being prepared by the Broads Authority.  These plans set out the strategic priorities and spatial planning policies for the management of the Broads as reported in

Middle Level Commissioners Consult on Navigation Powers

Date: 11/03/2016

IWA has received details of a consultation from the Middle Level Commissioners (MLC), the navigation authority for the Middle Level river system, which comprises 100 miles of navigable waterways in Cambridgeshire (including Peterborough ...

Boston Barrier - Consultation Response

Date: 01/03/2016

IWA has responded with concern to the Environment Agency’s consultation on the Draft Boston Barrier Environmental Statement. If the current proposals are included in the Boston Barrier Transport & Works Act Order and were  ...

New Boating Arrangements on the Liverpool Link

Date: 09/02/2016

IWA is delighted about the news that the boating arrangements for the Leeds & Liverpool Canal around Liverpool are going to be much more 'boater ...

IWA Petition to Reduce Impact of HS2 on Waterways

Date: 05/02/2016

At the High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill  Select Committee hearing in Parliament yesterday, IWA and Canal & River Trust (CRT) gave evidence on the potential impact of the high speed rail link on the country’s historic ...

An update on the HS2 Campaign

Date: 08/01/2016

HS2 Ltd have issued a further tranche of small changes to the bill for Phase 1 (‘Additional Provisions’ 4 & 5), with again limited relevance to inland waterways.

On Monday 30 November a Command Paper was produced in the ...

High Speed 2 Phase 1- More Amendments and IWA Response to AP2

Date: 03/11/2015

Further amendments have been made to HS2 Phase 1, as the Government has announced recently the ‘Additional Provisions 4 (AP4)’ which relate mainly to minor consequential changes along the route.

IWA has studied the changes ...

IWA Draft Response to HS2 Consultation and Petition Submission

Date: 18/08/2015

Despite the tight timescale Government allowed, IWA members have read through the very large quantity of information provided in the  Supplementary Environmental Statement on Additional Provision 2 and commented on issues of waterway ...

CRT to Install Fence at Marple Aqueduct

Date: 15/07/2015

CRT has announced that it intends to install a fence along the offside of Marple Aqueduct following its consultation on the issue but contrary to IWA’s suggestions.

The majority of responses to the consultation, including IWA ...

Boston Barrier Will Not Increase Flood Risk Downstream

Date: 01/07/2015

EA has completed modelling that has confirmed that river levels, and therefore flood risk, downstream of the proposed Boston Barrier will not change once the Barrier is built and subsequently operated.

There was concern that the ...

Additional Provisions to Alter HS2 Phase 1 Bill

Date: 26/06/2015

As IWA has already outlined, on Tuesday 23rd June The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport, Mr Robert Goodwill, formally set out the motion to ask that the existing HS2 Phase 1 Select Committee consider Instruction ...

IWA Issues Statement on Paddle Pawl Stops

Date: 15/06/2015

IWA has issued a statement on CRT’s plans for discussing trials of new paddle pawl designs. IWA welcomes CRT’s plans to replace any damaged spindles and repair damaged paddle pawls but has significant concerns over one specific ...

IWA Responds to CRT’s Proposal to Install Railings on Marple Aqueduct

Date: 28/01/2015

IWA has recently responded to Canal & River Trust’s Manchester & Pennine Waterway’s consultation on a proposal to install railings along the offside parapet of Marple Aqueduct as part of the Heritage Lottery funded Revealing ...

IWA Discusses Mooring Sales with CRT

Date: 21/01/2015

Last year, IWA submitted a response to Canal & River Trust’s (CRT) Mooring Sales Consultation, which was followed up with up with a meeting with CRT in December. This allowed IWA to further discuss its views on CRT’s mooring ...

Second Phase of Brentford Waterside Development Approved

Date: 21/01/2015

The second phase of a 520 home waterside development in Brentford has been approved by Hounslow Council and Mæ Architects appointed to design the latest phase of buildings.

The second phase of work at Brentford Lock West will ...

HS2 Phase 2 Fradley to Crewe - ‘Safeguarding’ Consultation

Date: 07/01/2015

In November 2014, HS2 Ltd issued on behalf of the Department for Transport, a consultation on the Secretary of State’s proposal to put in place ‘Safeguarding’ of the current route for part of the

IWA Responds to CRT Consultation on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Date: 07/01/2015

CRT has launched a consultation on proposals to change the way it manages the Leeds & ...

CRT Launches Consultation on Marple Aqueduct Refurbishment and Improvements

Date: 07/01/2015

CRT has, together with Mellor Archaeological Trust, secured £2.3 million of investment (including £1.5m HLF grant) to conserve, interpret and celebrate the works of Samuel Oldknow, the driving force behind construction of the Peak ...

IWA Responds to Consultation on Maritime & Coastguard Agency Safety Management Code

Date: 07/01/2015

IWA recently responded to the public consultation on the Safety Management Code For Domestic Passenger Ships of Classes III to VI(A) and Domestic Passenger High Speed Craft, which includes passenger trip boats on canals and rivers.

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