Governance, Policies, Annual Reports

This page describes the Governance of the Wendover Canal Trust, and includes our Policies and annual reports. Wendover Canal Trust is the operating name of the Wendover Arm Trust charity. Many downloads can be found at the foot of this page.


Sir David Suchet CBE, actor and canal enthusiast is the Trust’s Patron. He was guest of honour at the opening ceremony to mark the completion of phase 1 in 2005. Our President is Dr David Fletcher CBE, and our Vice-Presidents are Barry Martin and Roger Leishman. The Trust is run by a Council of Trustee Directors, listed below. The full Council meets quarterly, now that much of the operation of the Trust has been delegated to the working groups in Bold below.

​Chris Sargeant – Chairman
Clive Johnson – Deputy Chairman, also Webmaster, Twitter, YouTube, Talks as part of Marketing
Restoration: Tony Bardwell – Operations Director
Peter Lockett – Purchasing
Steve Chapman
William Mathew, also Facebook/Instagram as part of Marketing
Finance and Governance:
Paul Armstrong – Treasurer
Mike Beckley – Honorary Secretary
Marketing: Bob Wheal – Sales
Peter Bird – Membership
Carol Williams – Newsletter
Nigel Williams – Publicity
John Rowe – Walks
Jenny Brice – IWA Nominee, Minutes Secretary and Events
Partnerships: Peter Elwin

Aims and Rules, Memorandum, Articles


Annual Reports

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