National Bargee Travellers Association

Welcome to the National Bargee Travellers Association

The NBTA seeks to represent the interests of all itinerant live aboard boat dwellers – “Bargee Travellers” – in respect of

  • pursuing the lifestyle
  • upholding minority demographic rights
  • lobbying at both central government and local government levels
  • defending the legal rights of members
  • engagement with the local community


NBTA General Meeting by telephone conference, 18th October

Landmark judgement confirms Housing Benefit for boat licence fees


CRT enforcement post-lockdown

What if I don’t feel safe to resume moving every 14 days on CRT waterways?

The flotilla protest against CRT’s creeping privatisation and gentrification of the public towpath on 25th May 2019 in central London




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