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, who meet quarterly. The day-to-day operation of the Trust is delegated to the working groups highlighted below. The Restoration and Marketing heads meet with the Leadership and Finance team on Zoom weekly.

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

Carol Williams continues to edit the Newsletter but is not a Council member.

Aims and Rules, Memorandum, Articles


Annual Reports

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