We have a number of opportunities available along the canal network, from utilising canal water to operating a canalside business, as well as opportunities for canalside development.


Scottish Canals manages a varied property portfolio on behalf of the Scottish Government. Our primary focus for new projects is to enhance or create tourist and leisure destinations with opportunities for people to live work and play on Scotland’s Canal.


What is a charrette? Usually taking place over a few days, a charrette is an interactive design process, in which the public and stakeholders work directly with a specialised design team to generate a specific community vision, masterplan and action plan.

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