JOHN PINKERTON CANAL CRUISES
Updated 345 days ago
Private Limited Company
- Age: 6 years
- ID: 7252/99
ISLAND HOUSE MOOR ROAD CHESHAM BUCKINGHAMSHIRE ENGLAND HP5 1WA
• 50300 - Inland passenger water transport
• 93290 - Other amusement and recreation activities n.e.c.
The Basingstoke Canal Society operates two trip boats providing cruises in the peaceful surroundings of the Basingstoke Canal, the John Pinkerton II, and Kitty... As the guardian of the Basingstoke Canal, the Society promotes and campaigns for the sustainable future of the Canal as a navigation. Through the John Pinkerton Canal Cruises operation, it also raises money which is used to fund maintenance and improvement works undertaken by Society voluntary work parties... The Society was originally formed in 1966 to save the privately owned waterway, and campaigned for its restoration under public ownership. This was achieved in the early 1970s when Hampshire and Surrey County Councils purchased the then derelict canal. In partnership with the local authorities, the Society organised voluntary working parties, managed work training schemes and employed a full-time team to restore the Canal. After nearly 20 years effort, thirty two miles of the waterway, from the Wey Navigation junction..
Also known as: Basingstoke Canal Society, JOHN PINKERTON CANAL CRUISES LTD