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


Oppose CRT’s proposed changes to Boat Licence Terms and Conditions before 20th December!

RYA publishes legal advice after EA appoints District Enforcement to manage its visitor moorings

Landmark judgement confirms Housing Benefit for boat licence fees


CRT suspends 14-day rule in November Covid-19 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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