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Access Policy and Statements

Here are details of our Waterways and Environment Operations Group (WEOG). This group is responsible for our planning, policies and support for Waterway Advisors.

It also offers guidance on waterway access and environmental issues. The group has a wide remit, extending into regulation, legislation and liaison with government departments, navigation authorities, agencies, non-governmental organisations and the sport and recreation sector.

Members of the Waterways and Environment Operations Group are:

  • Richard Atkinson (Chair) – Head of Waterways and Environment
  • Chris Hawkesworth –Planning and Facilities Manager
  • Kevin East – Waterways and Environment Manager (Southern England)
  • Chris Page – Waterways and Environment Manager (Central England)
  • British Canoeing’s Waterways Advisors – to be co-opted as required
  • External Representatives – to be co-opted as required