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Welcome to the web site of Maidenhead Waterways (MW)... 'bringing the Thames into town'. RBWM's contractor Greenford Ltd has completed the new weir, with its integrated fish/eel pass and boat rollers. The weir has lifted surface water levels to fill the already enlarged channels throughout the town centre, enabling fish passage and further improving biodiversity. Shanly Group is also racing ahead with its Phase 3 Chapel Arches (N) development which includes a second water basin and the final linking section of the waterway in that area.

MW is a registered charity, set up by the people of Maidenhead for the benefit of the town of Maidenhead, and committed to restoring the old waterways that run through Maidenhead town centre. The project is part of  the Royal Borough's Area Action Plan to rejuvenate Maidenhead town centre. Canoeists and residents flocked to the new Green Lane weir area on Saturday 14th March for a super LAUNCH EVENT and official opening of the first stage of the waterway by Theresa May, MP and RBWM Leader Cllr Andrew Johnson. See all the fun at ...

Trustees are delighted to announce the WINNERS of the Maidenhead Waterways PHOTO COMPETITION, run in conjunction with the Maidenhead Advertiser. The standard of entry was very high, with 120 photos submitted in all. After a shortlisting by MW Trustees, a panel of judges including Theresa May MP and Advertiser Chief Photographer Ian Longthorne selected Mary Williams as the winner in the 16 and Over group, for her picture of the resident grey heron sat on the weir cascade and William Tarbitt Aged 14 as the winner in the Under 16 group for his picture of the ducks and swans in the new weir basin.

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