Best Third Sector/Not-For-Profit Procurement Project: Canal & River Trust

13 October 2014

Two thousand miles of 
inland waterways stretch across England and Wales. Often more than 200 years old, these canals are linked by a network of bridges, embankments, towpaths, aqueducts, docks and reservoirs. For the charity responsible for maintaining them – the Canal & River Trust – ensuring the waterways offer an “authentic, unfenced, opportunity to interact with history, wildlife and nature” is vital. And spending about £8 million every year on managing vegetation, cleaning customer facilities and clearing litter plays a big role.

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