Now in its second year, Berkeley Homes (North East London) Ltd are delighted to be the Admiral Sponsor of this year’s Angel Canal Festival.
Founded in 1976, the Berkeley Group is one of the UK’s leading housebuilders dedicated to building exceptional places for people to live. The core values that underpin Berkeley remain unchanged from its early days, we create beautiful, successful places ensuring we make a lasting contribution to the landscape and to the communities we to help create.
Designed by world-renowned architects, Foster + Partners, 250 City Road will become a new hub for community living. Set between Angel and Old Street Roundabout, the iconic 42 storey tower offers a selection of studios, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments and penthouses with world class facilities. Vibrant new cafes and restaurants will surround the one acre WiFi connected green spaces complete with public art making 250 City Road a new destination to live, work and enjoy.
As entry to the festival is FREE we rely on funding and gifts-in-kind from many sources including;
Berkeley Group, AJ Morrisroe + Sons, Groveworld, Islington Council’s Community Chest in partnership with the Cripplegate Foundation, Pollard Thomas Edwards, The Morris Charitable Trust, Canal & River Trust, London Canal Museum, Gratte Brothers and many departments of Islington Council
We also have excellent support from the Canal & River Trust, the London Canal Museum, the Inland Waterway Association, St Pancras Cruising Club & many departments of Islington Council.
Our aim is to produce an enjoyable day-long Festival celebrating the Regents Canal around the City Road Lock and Basin area promoting the canal as an historic, local, community, environmental and leisure asset for all to enjoy.
We really value any contribution you make whether it's your time or a financial commitment. Every penny counts in making the festival a huge success. If you would like to become a core sponsor please get in touch with Beryl Windsor firstname.lastname@example.org
There are three core sponsorship packages available, show below. The Festival goes from strength to strength attracting nearly 8,000 visitors with 5,000 Lucky Progammes being printed and handed out on the day.
Grant charity specifically targeting South Islington
Pollard Thomas Edwards
Architects based on Graham Street
Morris Charitable Trust
Founded by the Morris family in 1989, helps registered charities with a proportion of profits from their businesses.
Gratte Brothers Ltd
Comprehensive range of building services from one source.
St Pancras Cruising Club (SPCC)
Local cruising club for North London- many members from further afield
Canal & River Trust
CRT own and maintain thousands of miles of rivers and canals, their leisure site waterscape.com is extensive and packed full of information for boaters, cyclists, fishermen and walkers alike.
Awards for All
National lottery grants scheme for local communities.
Angel Canal Festival Management Team
The London Canal Museum
Not just London's only canal museum, but also the history of Ice Cream and ice importation. Many family events and special days.
London Borough of Islington
Website Sponsors and Contributors
North London Models
General model shop with model railways, plastic kits, dollshouse and much more.
Great canal website- Thanks for the Roses and Diamonds used on this website.
Angel Community Canal Boat Trust
A registered charity operating a 70 foot canal boat, Angel II of Islington, based in Islington for day and residential trips.
Beauchamp Lodge Settlement
Registered charity operating electric wide boat set up as a floating classroom.
Camden Canals & Narrowboat Assc.
Registered charity operating Tarporley, historic 1937 ex working boat.
Laburnum Boat Club
Hackney based registered charity operating 2 day community boats and other small boats and kayaks.
The Pirate Club
Camden based registered charity operating 2 community boats and other small boats and kayaks.
London Canal Cruises
Alex and Jenny operate Helix on special trips for small groups and provide onboard catering- ideal for a romantic cruise.
Walkers Quay operate Jenny Wren passenger boat and restaurant boat, My Fair Lady. Both boats regularly run trips from Camden to Little Venice and can be hired for private parties.
More Canal or local community links
The best site I've come across in terms of coverage of facilities for London boaters and visitors.
West London marina, excellent website -a must visit for any London boater or visitor.