Web Links

The Inland Waterways Association

 

Vast amounts of information about the canals

 

The Inland Waterways Association, Chester & Merseyside Branch.

 

Local information and events

 

Waterways Recovery Group

 

A section of the Inland Waterways Association dedicated to canal restoration

 

Canal and River Trust

 

The official web site for the trust which manages most of the canals in England and Wales.

 

Wikipedia.

 

Entry for the Sankey Canal

 

Waterways World

 

Monthly news on the waterways

 

Narrow Boat

 

Quarterly historical waterways theme

 

Towpath Talk

 

Monthly Canal News

 

Pennine Waterways

 

on the Sankey Canal including the chance to take a virtual tour of the Sankey

 

Earlestown

 

Sankey Sugar Works. The story of the last working destination on the canal.

 

Canal Junction

 

Mersey Flats: The craft the Sankey was built for

 

Newton le Willows

 

Everything you could ever need to know about Newton le Willows, and more!

 

The Vulcan Foundry

 

The Vulcan Foundry was founded in 1830 by Robert Stephenson in collaboration with Charles Tayleur, a Liverpool Engineer and owner of the Bank Quay foundry in Warrington.

 

Penketh History

 

Information about the Penketh area.

 

Warrington

 

A wide collection photographs and information about Warrington and its waterways

 

The Catalyst Museum,

 

WidnesThe Sankey was midwife to the region's chemical industry

 

The World of Glass.

 

Bringing the history of glass to life in St Helens

 

River Weaver Navigation Society

 

Dedicated to preserving, protecting and improving the River Weaver from Winsford to its confluence with the Manchester Ship Canal

 

The Daniel Adamson Preservation Society

 

Working to secure the future of the last British steam tug tender.

 

Dallam & District Community Anglers

 

Who fish the Sankey in the Warrington area

 

Newton-le-Willows Anglers

 

Who fish the Sankey in Earlestown & Newton.

 

8D Association

 

Dedicated to promoting the history of the railways of South Lancashire and North Cheshire includes the canal owning St Helens & Runcorn Gap Railway and its descendants.

 

Sutton,

 

St HelensFascinating historical material about the waterway’s related manufacturing neighbours and of its transport rivals.

 

Disused stations

 

Covers railway stations associated with the Sankey Canal

.....................Canal Forums.....................

For current news and individual views on the waterways world

 

Canal World

 

Boats & Canals

 

 

 

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