The Friends of the Cromford Canal

The Friends of the Cromford Canal

Charity information

The Friends of the Cromford Canal

The restoration, reconstruction, preservation and maintenance of the Cromford Canal, its associated buildings, towing path, structures and craft and the conservation of its natural character as a navigable inland waterway system for the benefit of the public.
The above is our charity definition, a more user friendly version is below.
The Friends of the Cromford Canal is an organisation whose aim is to see the restoration of the historic Cromford Canal for the benefit of the general public. We advocate and promote its restoration to navigation, connected to the national inland waterway system, and the conservation, use, maintenance, and development of the canal, buildings, towing path, structures, craft and environment now or previously associated with the canal to its fullest use for appropriate commercial and recreational purposes and to preserve this valuable historical heritage.

Founded 2002

  • Smotherfly Wide Pye Bridge to Pinxton Derbyshire

    Taking advantage of the final restoration of this former opencast site to reinstate the li... More
  • Cromford Canal Lock Five rewatering Codnor Park Ir...

    To reinstate the weir at the head of lock 5 to its original level in order to restore the ... More