Strategy and planning
Read how we plan to achieve our aims and objectives.
The Board of Scottish Canals closely follows the Model Code of Conduct approved by the Scottish Parliament. This code ensures high standards are maintained in Scottish public life.
Scottish Canals’ Asset Management Strategy sets out how we’ll manage, care for, and prioritise works on our network.
Find out about the Scottish Government’s policy for Scottish Canals, and the bold new vision driving a renaissance of our nation’s inland waterways.
Scottish Canals’ Business Plan sets out how we’ll deliver our bold new vision.
Our strategy shows how we’ll create meaningful conversations with our users, our partners, local communities and staff, making the most of our resources to get the best possible results.
Scottish Canals’ first Environment Strategy sets out how we’ll continue to deliver sustainable benefits for our customers, the canal network and the wider environment.
Scottish Canals’ Heritage Strategy is designed to help shape the future of our historic places, inspire the next generation and celebrate our cultural legacy.
We are a public authority with responsibility for a range of records related to our historic canal network. Demonstrating accountability and transparency is important to us.
Browse our previous publications and strategy documents.
Detailing our course to becoming net zero in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030