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Associated British Ports

Associated British Ports, 150 Holborn, London EC1N 2LR : Telephone 020 7430 1177 : Fax 020 7430 1384 : Email pr@abports.co.uk :

: Port of Hull

Control the Port of Hull and the River Humber.

Waterway River Humber.

PO Box 1, Port House, Northern Gateway, Hull HU9 5PQ : Telephone 01482 327 171 : Fax 01482 326 283 :

Avon Navigation Trust

The navigable river Avon runs from Alveston Weir above Stratford-upon Avon, for 47 miles, to Tewkesbury where it joins the river Severn.

Waterways Lower Avon Navigation and Upper Avon.

Mill Wharf, Mill Lane, Wyre Piddle, Pershore, Worcestershire WR10 2JF : Telephone 01386 552517 : Fax 01386 556881 : Email office@avonnavigationtrust.org :

Basingstoke Canal Authority

Waterway Basingstoke Canal.

Canal Centre, Mytchett Place Road, Mytchett, Surrey GU16 6DD : Telephone 01252 370073 : Fax 01252 371758 :

Website: http://www.basingstoke-canal.co.uk/

Bude Canal Trust

Russets, Shillingford St George, Exeter EX2 9UP : Telephone 01392 832957 :

Essex Waterways Limited

Waterway Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation.

Island House, Moor Road, Chesham, HP5 1WA : Telephone 01494 783453 : Email essex@waterways.org.uk :

Website: http://www.essexwaterways.com

Conservators of the River Cam

Waterways Burwell Lode, River Cam and Reach Lode.

River Cam Conservancy Conservators House, Clayhithe, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB5 9JB : Telephone 01223 860484 :

Website: http://www.camconservators.org.uk/

Chester City Council Dee

Waterway River Dee (Covers the river from above Chester Weir up to Almere Ferry.).

Grosvenor Park Lodge, Chester, CH1 1QQ : Telephone 01244 325681 : Email d.gorrell@chestercc.gov.uk :

Website: http://www.chester.gov.uk/tourism_and_leisure/river_dee.aspx

Colchester Borough Council

Waterway River Colne.

PO Box 884, Town Hall, Colchester CO1 1FR : Telephone 01206 837316 : Fax 01206 282288 :

Crouch Harbour Authority

Waterway River Crouch.

The Quay, Burnham On Crouch, Essex CM0 8AS : Telephone 01621 783602 :

Canal & River Trust (CRT)

The Trust is responsible for the many miles of canals and rivers that were formerly run by British Waterways (BW)

First Floor North, Station House, Elder Gate, Milton Keynes MK( 1BB : Telephone 0303 040 4040 : Email customer.services@canalrivertrust.org.uk :

Website: http://canalrivertrust.org.uk/

Devon County Council

Waterway Grand Western Canal.

Canal Ranger Service, The Moorings, Canal Hill, Tiverton, Devon EX16 4HX : Telephone 01884 254072 : Fax 01884 255935 : Email gwcanal@devon.gov.uk :

Driffield Navigation Ltd

Waterways Driffield Navigation and River Hull (Covers only from Struncheon Hill Lock to Aike, from there to the Hull City Boundary is a free navigation.).

53 Main Street, Cherry Burton, Beverley HU17 7RF : Telephone 01964 550320 :

Droitwich Canals Trust Ltd

6 Heathfield, Thringstone, Coalville, Leicestershire LE67 8LU : Telephone 01530 458 257 :

Environment Agency Recreation and Navigation

Rivers House, Waterside Drive, Aztec West, Almondsbury, Bristol BS12 4UD : Telephone 01454 624376 : Fax 01454 624033 :

Website: http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/

Region : Anglia Region

Waterways River Ancholme, River Glen, River Great Ouse, Counter Wash Drain (Great Ouse), Lakenheath Lode (Great Ouse), Old Bedford River, Old West River (Great Ouse), Great Ouse Relief Channel, River Wissey, River Lark (Great Ouse), Little Ouse or Brandon River, River Nene, River Nene Stanground Branch, River Stour (Suffolk), Swaffham Lode, Wicken Lode, River Welland, East Fen Catchwater Drain, Maud Foster Drain, Stonebridge Drain and West Fen Catchwater Drain.

Kingfisher House, Goldhay Way, Orton Goldhay, Peterborough PE2 5ZR : Telephone 01733 371811 : Fax 01733 231840 :

Region : Midland Region

Waterway River Idle.

Corringham Road, Gainsborough DN21 : Telephone 01427 612205 : Fax 01427 810072 :

Region : North East Region

Rivers House, 21 Park Square South, Leeds LS1 2QG : Telephone 0113 244 0191 : Fax 0113 246 1889 :

Area : Dales Area

Waterway River Derwent.

Coverdale House, Amy Johnson Way, Clifton Moor, York YO30 4GZ : Telephone 01904 692296 : Fax 01904 693748 :

Area : Ridings Area

Waterways River Don and River Don (Upper Section).

Olympia House, Gelderd Lane, Gelderd Road, Leeds LS12 6DD : Telephone 0113 244 0191 : Fax 0113 231 2116 :

Region : North West Region

Waterway River Dee (Covers the river from Chester Weir down to Point of Air.).

Richard Fairclough House, Knutsford Road, Warrington WA4 1HG : Telephone 01925 653999 : Fax 01925 415961 :

Region : Southern Region

Waterways River Adur (Covers the river north of Old Shoreham Bridge.), River Arun (Covering the river above Arundel Bridge.), River Brede, River Medway (Covering the non-tidal river.), River Ouse (Sussex), Royal Military Canal and River Rother (Eastern).

Guildbourne House, Chatsworth Road, Worthing, West Sussex BN11 1LD : Telephone 01903 832000 : Fax 01903 821832 :

Region : South West Region

Waterways River Isle and Westport Canal, River Parrett (Covering the river above Bridgwater.) and River Yeo.

Manley House, Kestral Way, Exeter EX2 7LQ : Telephone 01392 444000 : Fax 01392 444238 :

Region : Thames

Waterways Duke's Cut and River Thames (Covering the non-tidal river above Teddington.).

Kings Meadow House, Kings Meadow Road, Reading, RG1 8DQ : Telephone 0118 953 5000 : Fax 0118 950 0388 :

Website: http://www.visitthames.co.uk/

: Wales

Waterway River Wye.

Rivers House, St Mellons Business Park, Cardiff CF3 OLT : Telephone 02920 770088 : Fax 02920 798555 :

Exeter City Council

Waterway Exeter Ship Canal.

River & Canal Office, Haven Road, Exeter EX2 8DU :

Website: http://www.exeter.gov.uk/

City of York

Navigation through the lock is by appointment only and incurs a 60 charge.

Waterway River Foss.

The Guildhall, York YO1 9QN : Telephone 01904 613161 : Fax 01904 551665 : Email highways@york.gov.uk :

River Hamble Harbour Authority

Part of the Hampshire County Council, the navigation authority of the River Hamble.

Waterway River Hamble.

River Hamble Harbour Office, Shore Road, Warsash SO31 9FR : Telephone 1489 576387 : Fax 1489 580718 : Email harbour.office@hants.gov.uk :

Website: http://www.hants.gov.uk/hambleharbour/

Hull City Council

Waterway River Hull (Covers only from the Humber to the northern Hull City Boundary, from there to Aike is a free navigation.).

Guildhall, Hull. HU1 2AA : Telephone 01482 300300 : Email info@hullcc.gov.uk :

Lower Avon Navigation Trust Ltd

Mill Wharf, Mill Lane, Wyre Piddle, Pershore, Worcestershire WR10 2JF : Telephone 01386 552517 :

Littlehampton Harbour Board

Waterway River Arun (Covering the river below Arundel Bridge.).

Pier Rd, Littlehampton, West Sussex BN17 5LR : Telephone 01903 721215 : Fax 01903 739472 : Email harbour@littlehampton.org.uk :

Website: http://www.littlehampton.org.uk/

Louth Navigation Trust

Waterway Louth Navigation.

74 Westgate Place, Louth, Lincolnshire LN11 9YD : Telephone 01389 753311 :

Medway Ports

Waterway River Medway (Covering the tidal river.).

Sheerness Docks, Sheerness, Kent ME12 1RS : Telephone 01795 596596 : Fax 01795 660072 : Email navigation@medwayports.com :

Mersey Docks Harbour Company

Waterway River Mersey (Covers the lower Mersey from Garston to Liverpool.).

Maritime Centre, Port of Liverpool, Liverpool, Merseyside L21 1LA : Telephone 0151 949 6000 :

Middle Level Commissioners

Waterways Middle Level Navigation, Middle Level - Black Ham Drain, Middle Level - Bevill's Leam, Middle Level Drain, Middle Level - Forty Foot River, Middle Level - King's Dyke, Middle Level - New Dyke, Middle Level - Old River Nene, Middle Level - Popham's Eau, Middle Level - Ramsey High Lode, Middle Level - Sixteen Foot River, Middle Level - Twenty Foot River, Middle Level - Well Creek and Middle Level - Whittlesey Dyke.

Dartford Road, March, Cambridgeshire PE15 8AF : Telephone 01354 653232 :

Manchester Ship Canal Company

Waterways Manchester Ship Canal, Manchester Ship Canal - River Irwell Upper Reach, Manchester Ship Canal - Walton Lock Branch and River Weaver - Old Navigation Line.

Queen Elizabeth II Dock, Eastham, Wirral CH62 0BB : Telephone 0151 327 1461 : Fax 0151 327 6278 :

Bridgewater Canal

Waterways Hulme Lock Branch (Bridgewater Canal), Preston Brook Branch (Bridgewater Canal), Stretford and Leigh Branch (Bridgewater Canal) and Bridgewater Canal.

The Bridgewater Canal Company Limited , Peel Dome , The Trafford Centre, Manchester , M17 8PL. : Telephone 0161 629 8334 : Email bridgewaterway@peel.co.uk :

Website: http://www.bridgewatercanal.co.uk/

Market Weighton Drainage Board

Waterway Market Weighton Canal.

Clerk to the Board, Burnby Hall, Pocklington, York YO4 2QF : Telephone 01759 302115 :

Broads Authority

Waterways River Ant, River Bure, River Chet, Norfolk and Suffolk Broads, Candle Dyke to Hickling Broad, Haddiscoe (or New) Cut - Norfolk & Suffolk Broads, Hardley Dyke (River Yare), Langley Dyke (River Yare), Martham Broad to West Somerton, Meadow Dyke to Waxham Bridge, Oulton Broad and Dyke, Rockland Dyke and Rockland Broad, Stalham Dyke (River Ant), Trowse Mills Branch (River Yare), Thorpe Village Loop (River Yare), River Thurne, River Waveney and River Yare.

Dragonfly House 2 Gilders Way Norwich NR3 1UB : Telephone 01603 610734 : Fax 01603 756069 : Email broads@broads-authority.gov.uk :

Website: http://www.broads-authority.gov.uk/

Company of Proprietors of the Neath Canal

The full title is "Company of Proprietors of the Neath Canal Navigation".

Waterway Neath Canal.

The Green, Neath, Wales SA11 1RY : Telephone 01639 635282 :

National Trust Wey Navigations

Waterway River Wey.

Dapdune Wharf, Wharf Road, Guildford, Surrey GU1 4RR : Telephone 01483 561389 :

Port of London Authority

Waterways River Roding (Covering the section from the Thames up to Four Gates Bridge, Barking.) and River Thames (Covering the tidal river below Teddington.).

Baker's Hall, 7 Harp Lane, London EC3R 6LB :

Website: http://www.pla.co.uk

The Royal Docks Management Authority Limited

holds a 225 year lease of the entire water areas of the Royal Docks, including locks, bridges, impounding equipment and some limited land areas. Owned and funded by the owners of the surrounding land. The Authority issues short and long term licences.

Waterway River Thames (Navigation authority for the Royal Docks only.).

Pierhead, King George V Lock, Woolwich Manor Way, London E16 2NJ : Telephone 020 7511 5086 : Fax 020 7511 0312 : Email info@rodma.co.uk :

Website: http://www.rodma.co.uk/

Sedgemoor District Council

Waterways River Brue and River Parrett (Covering the river below Bridgwater.).

Bridgwater House, King Square Nether Stowey, Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3AR : Telephone 01278 435435 :

Sleaford Navigation Trust

Waterway Kyme Eau - Sleaford Canal.

Brink Burn House, Church Street, Scothern, Lincolnshire :

Shoreham Port Authority

Waterway River Adur (Covers the river below Old Shoreham Bridge.).

Harbour Office, Southwick BN42 4ED : Telephone 1273 598100 : Fax 1273 592492 :

Website: http://www.portshoreham.co.uk/

Comy. of Proprietors of the Stroudwater Navigation

Their full title is "Company of Proprietors of the Stroudwater Navigation".

Waterway Stroudwater Canal.

4-7 Rowcroft, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 3BJ : Telephone 01453 762781 :

Website: http://www.stroudwater.co.uk/

Alternative contact : Proprietors of the Stroudwater Navigation

The full title is "Company of Proprietors of the Stroudwater Navigation"

2 Marina Court, Lower Contour Road, Kingswear, Dartmouth, Devon TQ6 0AL : Telephone 01803 752541 :

Sandwich Port & Haven Commissioners

Waterway River Stour (Kent) (Covers only the the river from the sea to Poulder's Sluice (less than a mile) there is no navigation authority for the rest of the river.).

Clerk's Office, 1 Potter Street, Sandwich, Kent CT14 9DR : Telephone 01304 612162 :

Port of Tyne

Waterway River Tyne.

Maritime House, Tyne Dock, South Shields, Tyne and Wear. NE34 9PT : Telephone 0191 455 2671 : Fax 0191 455 4687 : Email mike.nicholson@portoftyne.co.uk :

Website: http://www.portoftyne.co.uk/

Upper Avon Navigation Trust Ltd

Mill Wharf, Mill Lane, Wyre Piddle, Pershore Worcs., WR10 2JF : Telephone 01386 552517 :

Port of Sunderland

Waterway River Wear.

Quayside House Wylam Wharf, Low Street, Sunderand SR1 2BU : Telephone 191 553 2100 : Fax 191 553 2120 : Email info@portofsunderland.org.uk :

Website: http://www.portofsunderland.org.uk/

Witham Fourth District Internal Drainage Board

Waterways Bell Water Drain, Cowbridge Drain, Castle Dyke, Witham Navigable Drains, Frith Bank Drain, Hobhole Drain, Howbridge Drain, Junction Drain, Lush's Drain, Medlam Drain, New Bolingbroke Drain, Newham Drain and West Fen Drain.

47 Norfolk Street, Boston, Lincs PE21 6PP : Telephone 01205 310099 : Fax 01205 311282 : Email drainage@w4idb.co.uk :

West Sussex County Council

Waterway Chichester Canal.

County Hall, West St, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1RF : Telephone 01243 777100 :