Chesterfield Canal Trust Ltd., Hollingwood Hub, 22 Works Road, Hollingwood, Chesterfield, S43 2PF.
Registered Charity No. 1071376.
Social networking presence
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cctrust
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/cctrust or just follow @cctrust
To contact the Trust for general enquiries, email firstname.lastname@example.org
For Hollingwood Hub bookings email email@example.com
For directions for Hollingwood Hub, this page has driving directions, bus details and SatNav info.
For specific enquiries, contact one of the officers below.
Should you wish to contact the Chesterfield Canal Partnership, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Submitting donations and payments
You can make a donation online by clicking here.
If you want to post us a donation or payment, please send it to our Treasurer at Hollingwood Hub, see below.
Membership payments should be sent to Kath Auton, see below.
Trust Officers (* indicates a Trustee)
*Peter Hardy :: Chair of the Trust and Seth Ellis boat manager
Peter chairs the Trust and runs Seth Ellis – our Retford based tripboat.
mobile: 07860 758000 (or 07925 851569 for Seth Ellis bookings)
*Graeme Challands :: Vice Chair of the Trust
*Julie James :: Secretary of the Trust
Chesterfield Canal Trust Ltd.
22 Works Road
*Kath Auton :: Membership Secretary
Contact Kath if you’re interested in joining the Trust.
phone: 01246 434762
Rod Auton :: Publicity, Website, Cuckoo, E-Newsletters
Rod handles all the media communications and edits our magazine – Cuckoo. He also does our monthly E-Newsletters. If you would like to be on our subscriber list, please contact him at the publicity address below.
David Blackburn :: Cuckoo Way
David organises everything to do with walks along the canal, rights of way, temporary diversions etc.
*Michael Edwards :: Dawn Rose boat manager
Michael takes responsibility for Dawn Rose, the first new Cuckoo boat for over 80 years.
*Ruth Girling :: Merchandise and Postal sales
Ruth looks after our shop at Hollingwood Hub and supervises all of our sales stock.
She also deals with our online sales as well as postal sales.
Jill Hardy :: First Aid
Jill runs First Aid courses for Trust volunteers and also for other organisations.
*Alan James :: Publications and Design
Alan is responsible for the design of the vast majority of our publications.
*David Kiddy :: Work Party, Festival
Dave is the Trustee representing our volunteer Work Party, he is also organises our Festivals.
mobile: 07887 553770
Martin Lewis :: Madeline boat manager
For charter enquiries about Madeline, the Eckington School boat on which we run trips from Hollingwood Hub, contact Martin. Please note that Madeline can combine with the John Varley to carry 24 passengers.
John Lower :: Talks
John does talks about the canal.
Mike Ogden :: Planning Officer
Mike keeps an eye on all the planning applications that might affect the canal.
*Mark Potter :: Chair of the Restoration Committee
Mark chairs our committee which makes all the major restoration decisions.
George Rogers :: Development Manager
George is our only employee. He is in charge of planning the completion of the restoration of the canal.
mobile: 07907 417604
We have some Development Office Support Volunteers. If you would like to help, please contact George.
*Sarah Stephens :: Hugh Henshall boat manager
Sarah handles bookings for our tripboat at Worksop – the Hugh Henshall.
phone: 0114 360 0460
*Robin Stonebridge :: HS2
Robin has led all our dealings with HS2 Ltd.
David Thompson :: Supporters’ Group
David organises our Supporters’ Group meetings.
Stephen Thompson :: Promotions & Exhibitions
If you want to enquire about our publicity trailer visiting one of your events, Stephen is the man to speak to. Also, contact Stephen if you would like to help out at one of our many promotional visits to events around the country. We always have a busy promotions diary and Stephen would welcome any help he can get!
Paul Unwin :: Training Officer
Paul is our training officer. He covers Boat Handling, First Aid, trailer towing ……. you name it, he is qualified to train you for it!
Martin Wilson :: John Varley charter bookings
phone: 0114 281 1575
Sentley Wilson :: Python boat manager
Sentley takes responsibility for our historic ex-BW work boat Python.
phone: The Python line – 07832 633279