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Lichfield & Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust

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The Trust is:


Lichfield & Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust is a non-profit distributing company limited by guarantee, registered as a charity (No 702429) and enrolled as an environmental body with ENTRUST under the Landfill Tax regulations (No.882012).

VAT registration No. 823 8213 41    Registered Office: Island House, Moor Road, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 1WA.
Registered in England - No. 2456172

Membership of the Trust

The Trust was founded in 1988 and has grown to almost 1,900 members throughout Britain, which not only helps fund restoration work but also shows the strength of support for restoring these valuable links in the national network.  100% of the money raised is spent on restoration work.

Cut Both Ways

The Trust’s quarterly magazine, keeps members in touch with campaigning and restoration progress, news, views, pictures, social events and sale of promotional goods.

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David Suchet CBE, Vice-president

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“I am delighted to lead this further and innovative initiative by the Trust to raise funds towards getting the Lichfield Canal reopened…”

Ways you can help us:

Churchbridge Lock in the 1950's   (Tom Manning Collection) Hednesford Basin in 1962  (Tony Jukes Collection)Cannock Extension Canal in 1962   (Tony Jukes Collection)The Lichfield & Hatherton Canals will restore historic waterway links between South Staffordshire and the West Midlands

Lichfield Canal in 1925

Huddlesford Jcn. in 1954

Lichfield Canal in 1958

Our Vision...

To reinstate the historic Lichfield and Hatherton Canals for the benefit of the community.
The natural wildlife corridor from Huddlesford to Hatherton will provide a valuable amenity for walkers, cyclists, boaters and visitors to use and will bring prosperity to the area.

This project will also provide an opportunity for young people to learn about our history, our heritage and our environment.

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