Please note that this service is not available from Stafford Borough Council.

You may find more information using the websites below.

Association of Inland Navigation Authorities

AINA represents the inland navigation authorities of the United Kingdom.

Association of Inland Navigation Authorities (AINA)

Canal and River Trust

The Canal and River Trust is a charity entrusted to care for 2,000 miles of waterways in England and Wales.

Canal & River Trust | Wellbeing for everyone (

Environment Agency

The leading public body responsible for protecting and improving the environment in England and Wales.

Environment Agency - GOV.UK (

Inland Waterways Association

Founded in 1946 - over 50 years of successful campaigning for the Inland Waterways of Great Britain.

Inland Waterways

National Association of Boat Owners

The National Association of Boat Owners is dedicated to promoting the interests and concerns of boaters on Britain's Canals and Rivers.

Residential Boat Owners' Association

The Residential Boat Owners' Association exists to act in the interests of boat dwellers.

Maybe you'd like to live afloat but you don't know where to start, their FAQs | RBOA covers the most common questions they get asked about living on a boat.

RBOA | Residential Boat Owners’ Association

Waterways Liaison Service Online

Bringing together waterway related organisations to promote their events to a wider audience.

Waterways Liaison Service Online (

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