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IWA Shrewsbury District & North Wales Branch

Waterways in the branch

Waterways in the IWA Shrewsbury & North Wales Branch include the popular Llangollen Canal, the Shropshire Union, the Middlewich Branch and the partially restored Montgomery Canal.

Explore our local waterways

Project team at Wappenshall Basin
Gronwen Wharf on the Montgomery Canal
Bridge 25, Middlewich Branch
Historic boat descending through a lock flight

Local activities

HS2: Middlewich Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal

The latest HS2 Phase 2b Western Leg Design Refinement proposals affect the Middlewich Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal in the Wimboldsley area north of Crewe.

Branch Boundaries

We campaign for the waterways in the IWA Shrewsbury District & North Wales Branch area, which include:

In all we have around 120 miles of canals and 70 locks in use, as well as active restoration projects on the Montgomery and Shrewsbury & Newport canals and at Whitchurch, Shropshire.