Project Plans

The Project Plan aligns the vision of the restoration group and provides a clear focus and objectives for the project.

The Waterway Restoration sector is undertaking highly ambitious projects using volunteers and the right planning ensures health, safety and welfare management is taken into account. 

Read our Guidance Note on Project Planning

Example Project Plans

Please note these are only to act as examples for volunteers intending to work on restoration projects. Full risk assessments and method statements must be done for each site you work on.


River Waveney

Project: Repairing Geddleston Lock

Derby Canal

Project: Repairs to Borrowash Bottom Lock

Lichfield Canal

Project: Building a retaining wall, laying a towpath & earthworks

Grantham Canal

Project: Bywash pipe installation, creation of dams and lock wall demolition at Lock 14.

Cotswold Canals

Project: Restoration of Inglesham Lock

Wendover Arm, Grand Union Canal

Project: Relining the Wendover Arm

Help & Advice? 

The Hub's Technical Officer, Mikk Bradley, can help guide you through the project planning process or act as an independent reviewer. For any help or support please contact him.

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