Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway Trust

Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway Trust

Charity information

Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway Trust

The aim is to set up a trading company and launch a 60-foot, 50-seat broadbeam boat to build community support and involvement in its waterway campaign to the benefit of Schools, Community Groups etc.

Founded 2007

  • Mission statement

    We want to create a Waterway that is a source of pride now and for generations to come.
    The Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway (the ‘B&MK’ for short) will provide a green corridor at the heart of new developments in the area, linking communities and creating a unique sense of identity and place. It is a ‘Waterway for All’ – serving local people and enhancing the local environment, and at the same time connecting the Fenland waterways with the main canal network.
    The Benefits will be:
    When built, this new 20-mile (32km) Waterway – the first major new-build project this century - will bring huge benefits right across the region:
     a more varied and attractive urban environment
     new places for walking, cycling, boating and fishing
     new homes and business buildings in attractive waterside locations
     new leisure and tourism jobs
     new wildlife habitats
     an uplift in property values
     a new channel for water supply and drainage
     a new Fenland cruising ring and more cruising opportunities

  • Aims

    Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway Trust aims to:

    • The aim is to set up a trading company and launch a 60-foot, 50-seat broadbeam boat to build community support and involvement in its waterway campaign to the benefit of Schools, Community Groups etc.
  • Overview

    Established: April 2007

    Registered Charity Number: 1114294

    Board members: 10

    Volunteers: 80

    Phone number: 07704095480

    Address: PO Box 3611 Newport Pagnell MK16 0XN

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