Halton Borough Council
Council website, with local information
St. Helens Borough Council
Council website, with local information.
Warrington Borough Council
Council website, with local information and links for Warrington.
The Inland Waterways Association
Vast amounts of information about the canals
British Waterways and Waterscape
The official BW web site
The Mersey Basin Campaign
helping to improve water quality in the rivers and waterways of England's Northwest and encourage high quality waterside regeneration for almost 20 years
The World of Glass
Bringing the history of glass to life in St Helens
The Sankey and its Surroundings
Pennine Waterways on the Sankey Canal
Including the chance to take a virtual tour of the Sankey
Roots and Routes
Follow the route of the Sankey with Peter Hardcastle
Earlestown - Sankey Sugar Works
E. Chambre Hardman Archive: Mersey Flats
Canal Junction: Mersey Flats
Who was Huw Puw and what is a "Flat"?
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.
Comprehensive information about Penketh
The Photographic History of Warrington
Links to useful local sites
The Catalyst Museum, Widnes
The Sankey was midwife to the region's
The Sankey in the context of the region's
Runcorn Locks Restoration Society
Restoring a line of 10 locks linking to the Bridgewater Canal
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.
The Bridgewater Motor Barges
by BARMERE's Surveyor, Roger Lorenz
Wikipedia entry for the Sankey Canal
who fish the Sankey in Warrington
on railways associated with the Sankey
Nationwide Waterways Links
Save Our Waterways
An internet-led campaign against DEFRA's budget cuts affecting inland waterways.
Save Our Waterways on-line petition
Sign the petition now to protest against DEFRA's budget cuts!
George's Canal Boating in the UK and Europe
One of the earliest web sites for canals in England.
A Canal Chronology
A list, in chronological order, of canals throughout the world.
Canal and Riverboat Magazine
The website of the magazine
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