about FoR9

Collaborations and Partnerships

  • partnership with Manchester city council
  • partnership with Canal River Trust
  • partnership with TfGM
  • partnership with Castlefield Forum

What we do

  • Create green spaces
  • maintain canal heritage with countryside skills
  • enhance visual impact with art stories/ installations
  • engage with community with shared experiences
  • encourage wildllfe to flourish
  • enrich peoples canal knowledge and experieces
  • organise events and activities
  • keep water and land litter under control
  • maintain environment on boat and land

where we do our activities

  • Rochdale canal dukes Lock 92 to Piccadilly basin Lock 84
  • Pioneer Quay next to Deansgate tunnel
  • Bridgewater basin by bridgewater Hall and Rain Bar
  • access areas immediately around Rochdale canal
  • canal Locks 84 piccadilly basin to 92 Piccadilly basin

What we provide

  • appropraite quality tools
  • health & safety equipment such as gloves life jackets if needed
  • all necessary materials
  • collection/ disposal of any end of task discards