Waterways Currently Under Restoration

Click the links below to see details for the individual projects where waterways restoration is underway.  Information includes a summary about the waterway, historical information, photo gallery and other useful information. 

Proposed restoration - Information on waterways where physical waterway restoration work has not yet started to any substantial extent is available in the 'Waterways Proposed for Restoration' section.

Ashby Canal - Northern Reaches

Bude Canal

Chesterfield Canal
Chichester Canal
Cotswold Canals - Stroudwater Navigation
Cotswold Canals - Thames & Severn Canal
Cromford Canal

Derby Canal
Driffield Navigation

E - F
Fens Waterway Link

Grand Union Canal - Buckingham Arm
Grand Union Canal - Wendover Arm
Grand Western Canal
Grantham Canal

H - K
Herefordshire & Gloucestershire Canal

Lancaster Canal - Northern Reaches
Lapal Canal
Lichfield & Hatherton Canals

Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal
Melton Mowbray Navigation
Monmouthshire Canal
Montgomery Canal

Neath & Tennant Canals
North Walsham & Dilham Canal
North Wilts Canal

River Ouse (Sussex)

P - R
Pocklington Canal

Shrewsbury & Newport Canals
Sleaford Navigation
Somersetshire Coal Canal
Stafford Riverway Link  
River Stour (Essex & Suffolk)
Stover Canal 
Stowmarket Navigation (River Gipping)
Strabane Canal  (Northern Ireland)
Swansea Canal

T - V
River Thames - Maidenhead Waterways
Thames and Medway Canal 
Ulster Canal  (Ireland)
Uttoxeter Canal

W - Z
Wey & Arun Canal
Wilts & Berks Canal

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Find out about other waterways proposed for restoration and restored waterways.

Before & After

The photos below show part of the Chesterfield Canal at Renishaw, North East Derbyshire, before and after restoration (2008 and 2010)