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IWA Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Branch

Waterways in the branch

The IWA Nottinghamshire & Derby branch covers the River Trent from Cromwell Lock, where it ceases to be tidal, to Derwentmouth, all of the Erewash Canal, and the Trent & Mersey Canal from Derwentmouth to the Dove Aqueduct and the Nottingham Canal.

Waterways under restoration include the Grantham, Derby & Sandiacre and Cromford canals

Local area

Birstall Lock
cheering group of wrg volunteers in hi viz and hard hats
Boats cruising in Handsacre on the Trent & Mersey Canal
Boats cruising in Handsacre on the Trent & Mersey Canal
Sandiacre on the Lock Derby & Sandiacre Canal
Barge on the River Trent

Waterways

Local activities

HS2: Erewash Canal

The decision to scrap much of the Eastern Leg of HS2 Phase 2b, means that the Erewash Canal is no longer under threat from HS2.

HS2: Trent Navigation

The decision to scrap much of the Eastern Leg of HS2 Phase 2b, means that the Trent Navigation’s Cranfleet Cut is no longer under threat from HS2.