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The Charitable organisation which has taken over responsibility for the waterway network from British Waterways.  The west side of the Narrow Canal is administered by North West Waterways while the east side of the Narrow Canal, and the Broad Canal by Yorkshire & North East Waterways.


Official web pages for Standedge Tunnel and Visitor Centre, giving details of opening times, Tunnel trip prices, arrangements for boats making a transit, events, etc.


tmbc_logoThe Huddersfield Narrow Canal passes through the Council regions of Tameside, Oldham and Kirklees.



The Councils have long supported the restoration of the Canal and in doing so, have had to face their own particular engineering challenges to re-open the navigation.




Following the project’s completion in 2001, the Councils make a proportionate annual contribution (under a 21 year Agreement) to the Canal’s maintenance costs. 



pennine_waterwaysDedicated to the canals of the South Pennines with plenty of information on the Huddersfield Canals including a virtual cruise along the Narrow and pictures of the Millennium Commission funded restoration.




Campaigning for the use, maintenance and restoration of Britain’s inland waterways.




Campaigning for the protection and restoration of the Hollinwood Branch Canal.


mbbcsCampaigning for the protection and restoration of the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal.



mscsCampaigning for the protection and restoration of the Stockport Branch Canal.



The Calder Navigation Society (CNS) was formed in 1969 as an association of Boaters, Ramblers and others who are interested in promoting the use and sympathetic development of the waterways in the Calder Valley.




Formerly the Boat Museum Society, it changed in April 2018 to the Waterways Museum Society.  The principal aim of the Society is the preservation of the historic boats, skills, knowledge and way of life of the waterways.



Sowerby Bridge based boat hire company specialising in one-way bookings along the Huddersfield Narrow Canal and circular journeys on the South Pennine Ring.



pbmNear the junction of the Ashton & Peak Forest Canals, offering a range of boaters’ services, including dry dock.  Day boats for hire on the Peak Forest Canal.



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