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£28M TO REVITALISE LONDON WATERWAYS

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A scheme being spearheaded by 15 local authorities, private companies, government bodies and British Waterways aims...
A scheme being spearheaded by 15 local authorities, private companies, government bodies and British Waterways aims to revitialise the capital's neglected waterways.

The Evening Standard (p18) reports that the£38m plan, which aims to transform the 50-mile netowrk of canals into a new attraction, was unveiled by the minister for London, Nick Raynsford, yesterday.

The scheme will include a new specially designed floating hotel, marinas, boatyards, workshops and a plan to reintroduce freight on the river.

It is expected the scheme will provide jobs for 600 people, see the start of 36 new businesses and involve the development of 175 acres of land.
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