Partners & Patrons

The support of patrons and partners is invaluable and we are always happy to work together with organisations, businesses and individuals whose aims are similar to our own.


Tim and Prunella
Timothy West & Prunella Scales

We are honoured that Timothy West & Prunella Scales are now patrons of the partnership, their well known acting careers need no introduction and they are also long-time narrowboaters and their second series of Great Canal Journeys has recently been shown on Channel 4.

The Rt Hon Sir Tony Baldry MP
Tony Baldry MP

We are pleased that The Rt Hon Sir Tony Baldry  has agreed to be a patron of the partnership. Tony was, until his retirement, MP for North Oxfordshire, co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Waterways and  a member of Her Majesty’s Privy Council.


Corporate Members

We thank our corporate members for their professional and financial support:

  • Banbury Town Council
  • Cropredy Marina

Representatives from the following organisations were present at our initial meeting:

  • Banbury Canoe Club
  • Banbury Civic Society
  • Banbury Museum Trust
  • Banbury Town Council
  • Canals and Rivers Trust
  • Canalside Folk Festival
  • Cherwell District Council
  • Clattercote & Claydon Wharfs
  • Environment Agency
  • Fortlocks Storage
  • Grimsbury GPs
  • Inland Waterways Association (Oxon Branch)
  • Oxfordshire County Council
  • Oxon Mercia Project & Countryside Access Forum
  • Sovereign Wharf Narrowboats
  • The Pig Place
  • Twyford Wharf Narrowboats