History of Liverpool Docks

Resources for Liverpool Docks
A list of links to other waterway related organisations.
ACE - The Association of Canal Enterprise 
ACE was founded in 1982 by a small group of newly-formed businesses in the Bath area seeking to develop services on the Kennet & Avon Canal.

Visit Albert Dock one of most popular of Liverpool's attractions with restaurants, bar, boats and tours. Enjoy the best the city has to offer, showcased in a World Heritage, waterfront setting.

The Association of Inland Navigation Authorities (AINA) is a membership body comprising 27 navigation authorities in the UK who own, operate and manage some 5,000 km of inland waterways.
Association of Waterways Cruising Clubs 
Website of the AWCC.
Bedford to Milton Keynes Waterway Trust 
The Trust is a founder member of the new Project Partnership, launched by British Waterways, to support the construction of the Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway. The Trust is helping to fund and inform the initial Feasibility Study, and will be organising public consultation on the findings.
British Geological Survey 
The website of the British Geological Survey, the UK national survey for geoscience information.
British Marine Federation 
The British Marine Federation (BMF) is the trade association for the UK's boating industry. Its primary role is to promote and protect the industry.
British Trust for Conservation Volunteers 
BTCV is the largest organisation in the United Kingdom promoting practical conservation work by volunteers.
British Waterways' Scottish Canals Website 
Find out more about British Waterways' Scottish Canals.
Broads Authority 
The Norfolk and Suffolk Broads is a unique area of water, grazing marshes, fen and woodland, and home to some of the rarest plants and creatures in the UK. It is Britain's largest protected wetland, having similar status to a national park.
Canal and River
The website of Canal and River magazine.
Canal Boat Magazine 
The online version of the monthly magazine.
The Civil Engineering Environmental Quality Assessment and Award Scheme is an awards scheme assessing the environmental quality of civil engineering projects, promoted by ICE, BRE, CIRIA and a group of committed industry organisations. BW is a project partner on the scheme, has been instrumental in its development and in 2003 received two of the schemes awards.
Countryside Recreation Network 
A network covering the UK and the Republic of Ireland. CRN gives easy access to information and people concerned with countryside and related recreation matters.
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 
The website of Defra, offering advice, information, statistics and press releases on a range of environment and waterways related issues.
Department of Transport, Local Government and the Regions 
The website of the UK Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions.
Environment Agency 
News, information, research and data about the environment of England and Wales.
Inland Waterways Association 
The IWA gives its support to canal societies throughout the country, co-operating and advising on projects which are restoring hundreds of miles of waterways.
Inland Waterways Advisory Council 
Advising Government, navigation authorities and others about the use and development of the inland waterways of England, Wales and Scotland.
ISIS has been established by British Waterways with a national focus to further unlock the regeneration potential of its 2,000-mile waterway network and is a partnership with AMEC and Igloo Regeneration Fund. It will deliver regeneration schemes on previously developed urban land working in partnership with local authorities, public agencies and public and private landowners.
Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust 
The Lichfield & Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust was formed in 1988 and is a registered charity. It campaigns for the restoration of the Lichfield Canal and also the Hatherton Canal through Cannock.
National Association of Boat Owners 
The National Association of Boat Owners (NABO) is dedicated to promoting the interests and concerns of boaters on Britain's canals and rivers.
National Federation of Anglers 
The National Federation of Anglers (NFA) is one of the country's largest sporting bodies.
National Water Safety Forum 
The National Water Safety Forum has replaced the National Water Safety Committee (NWSC). The aim of the Forum website is to be an open and accessable source of information for Forum members, water safety professionals and members of the public who are interested. Specically the website will; advise the public and operators about the different areas of water safety, promote good practice, develop a web-based listing of relevant resources and provide links to all members and relevant organisations.
The National Community Boats Association aims to encourage and support community boating organisations within the UK to use the history, arts and environment of the waterways, as resources for learning and regeneration.
Notts Waterside Ltd 
Nottingham Waterside Limited has been formed between British Waterways and Nottingham Regeneration Limited (which comprises Nottingham City Council, East Midlands Development Agency and the private sector) to repeat the success of Castle Wharf elsewhere in the city.
Port of London Authority 
The PLA has statutory responsibility for the conservation safe navigation of 150 km (95 miles) of the tidal River Thames from Teddington to the sea.
Ramblers' Association 
The Ramblers' Association is an environmental organisation campaigning to encourage walking, open up public footpaths, protect the countryside and secure the freedom to roam on mountains, moors, heaths, downs and common land in England and Wales.
Residential Boat Owners' Association 
Established in 1963 the Residential Boat Owners' Association exists to act in and to further the interests of boat dwellers on the coasts, rivers and canals of Britain.
Royal Yachting Association 
A comprehensive resource for yachting enthusiasts.
Scottish Environment Protection Agency 
SEPA is the public body responsible for environmental protection in Scotland. Its main aim is to: 'provide an efficient and integrated environmental protection system for Scotland that will both improve the environment and contribute to the Scottish Government's overall purpose'.
Sustrans is the charity co-ordinating the National Cycle Network and Safe Routes to Schools.
The Boat Safety Scheme 
All the latest information and guidance on keeping your boat safe and certified, available online 24 hours a day.
The Falkirk Wheel 
As the world's first and only rotating boat lift, The Falkirk Wheel is quite simply unique.
The Landmark Trust 
The Landmark Trust is an independent UK building preservation charity which was founded in 1965 to rescue worthwhile historic buildings from neglect, and then to restore and let them for holidays.
The Maritime & Coastguard Agency 
Our vision is to be a world-class organisation committed to preventing loss of life, continuously improving maritime safety and protecting the marine environment: safer lives, safer ships, cleaner seas.
The Waterways Trust 
The TWT's task is to promote public awareness and enjoyment of the UK's waterways.
The Wendover Arm Trust 
The Wendover Arm Trust is a charity dedicated to restoring the Wendover Arm of the Grand Union Canal which runs from the Tring Summit at Bulbourne to the town of Wendover.
Urban Mines Ltd 
Urban Mines is a not-for-profit environmental body committed to finding innovative solutions for waste materials in a manner which values people and which respects the earth.
Visit Britain 
The offical travel guide to Britain. 
The website from British Waterways that's packed with information about things to do and places to go on all of the UK's major inland waters. Includes extensive boating holiday and waterside accommodation search.
Waterways Ombudsman 
The Ombudsman is independent and impartial, and can make recommendations for action by British Waterways.
The child friendly face of the waterways.

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