Chester Canal Heritage Trust

Our Waterways Heritage

Boat In Chester BasinFormed in 1997, the Trust’s aim is to promote the heritage of the Chester Canal, which runs from Chester to Nantwich and is now part of the Shropshire Union Canal system.  The Trust offers a number of services including:

Current projects include the development of a Waterways Strategy for Chester and work to restore historic structures along the Chester Canal and adjoining waterways. We also hold a series of winter talks, details of the talks arranged for 2016-17 can be found here.  The other main project that the Trust has played a major role in is the proposal to create a Conservation Area for the whole of the Chester Canal and the Wirral Line to Ellesmere Port. Click Here for further information  

To hear more about our work, join us at the next of our series of winter talks:

Wednesday 7th December 2016

Brenda Harvey (CRT Partnership Chair & former Chief Executive of Ellesmere Port & Neston BC) :

The Waterways Partnership for North Wales and the Borders

All talks start at 8pm in the clubhouse at Chester Boughton Hall Cricket Club, Boughton Hall Avenue, Chester, CH3 5EL

Free to CCHT, IWA & SUCS members; non-members 2.50

Read our latest Newsletter for news and information

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Chester Canal Heritage Trust (CCHT)Chester Canal Heritage Trust (CCHT)  was initially formed in November 1997, and is now registered with Companies House (company number 04360134) and with the Charities Commission (charity number 1094394)



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