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North Walsham & Dilham Canal

The restoration of Ebridge lock allows the canal to extend further downstream.

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Facts & Stats

9 miles


6 locks


Year closed

(trade ended, never officially abandoned)

Restoring Ebridge Lock

Restoration has been carried out on several of the canal’s locks. A trial rewatering at Swafield has gone ahead, as well as a restoration of Bacton Wood Lock and an adjacent length of canal. Restoring Ebridge Lock will extend this length downstream.

Proposed housing application at Froghall

A planning application has recently been submitted for land directly south of the basin at the start of the Uttoxeter Canal in Froghall.

Waterways affected by the HS2 plans

The latest HS2 Phase 2b Western Leg Design Refinement proposals affect the Ashton Canal and Rochdale Canal in Manchester.

Waterways in Progress Grant: Chesterfield Canal

£50,000 was awarded to Rewatering Renishaw Phase 1a project as part of IWA’s Waterways in Progress Grants.

Waterways in Progress Grant: Swansea Canal

IWA awarded £18,000 to the Swansea Canal Society’s Coed Gwilym Park Slipway Project as part of IWA’s Waterways in Progress Grants in 2019.

Waterways in Progress Grant: Wilts & Berks Canal

£13,960 was awarded the Shrivenham Canal Park Project as part of IWA’s Waterways in Progress Grants.

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