We are really pleased to be able to announce not one but TWO managed sites specifically geared up to support roving traders. The first of what we hope will become a wider network of trading sites, we are happy to formally announce our long term trade berth next to the Olympic Park at Sweetwater. Our Read more about Pop Up Trade Moorings[…]
With summer on the way and the Bins by Boat pilot concluded we’re now asking for your thoughts on what worked, what didn’t and what you want to see in the future.
Although we are still focussed on the heavy engineering issues at Corbridge Crescent, taking possession of the site has allowed us to think about some of the more fun elements of works on the site… For years the site at Corbridge has been subject to fly tipping, graffiti and generally all sort of other illicit Read more about Art on the cut[…]
Canals were built as the arteries of the industrial revolution and whilst their role in freight transport might not be as important as it once was it has been replaced by a multiplicity of other uses which rely on the canal network. London Waterways Projects think there are plenty of opportunities on London’s sometimes crowded Read more about Supporting Roving Traders[…]
We are just about ready to kick off with the Bins By Boat trial, we’ll be nowhere near the slick efficiency of these guys in Venice but this trial might hopefully provide some data on how successful a larger trial may be. The online form for requesting bags is now live on the Bins By Boat Read more about Bins By Boat[…]
Over the past few months we’ve been liaising with a number of different parties to try to get a range of improvements to the towpath over in Willesden. We have co-ordinated meetings with a number of different stakeholders ranging from Canal & River Trust to local developers, by bringing together a number of existing projects Read more about Collaborative working towards canal improvements[…]
The Better Relationship Group organised by Canal & River Trust in London was a useful forum despite it’s failings and the lack of future meetings has left a bit of a gap in the collective dialogue with CRT. As a regular attendee I can attest to one consistency throughout the BRG period: Conversations in the pub Read more about The Beer Related Group[…]