Why do we need a Waterspace Strategy
and why now? Simply put, over the past decade, tremendous progress
has been made on the bankside in delivering the Scottish
Government's vision and policy for the canals but there is still
much we can, and need to, achieve on the water. Through a number of
well advanced partnership projects delivering sustainable economic
development and improvements to the towpath and public realm, the
canals are increasingly providing waterside communities with a
sense of 'place'. They stimulate active living and, importantly,
drive economic growth through tourism and regeneration.
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