Wilts & Berks Canal Trust

Melksham to Kennet & Avon Canal

To create a new section of the Wilts & Berks Canal and towpath to link the national waterways network to Melksham.

history Campaign has now closed

It ran from to

Registered Charity in England and Wales (299595)

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  • Community Support & DevelopmentCommunity Support & Development
  • Environment/ConservationEnvironment/Conservation
  • Health/WellbeingHealth/Wellbeing

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Situation

The Wilts & Berks Canal historic route is no longer avaialble as the line has been built on over a number of years. The new route will connect to the River Avon in the town The project aim is to allow navigation into the town by 2014 The engineering costs are estimated at £7.5m The cost of land purchase is estimated at £500k

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