Author: Bernie Jones

HADLEY PARK GUILLOTINE LOCKS RESTORATION

HADLEY PARK GUILLOTINE LOCKS RESTORATION

After many years of pushing to get this project underway, it is finally happening. Telford and Wrekin Council have engaged a contractor who started work this week. This short video provides more details. Just...

BERKHAMPSTEAD IN THE DRY DOCK

BERKHAMPSTEAD IN THE DRY DOCK

Our amazing team of volunteers have managed to move the restoration of the butty nb BERKHAMPSTEAD on significantly. The exterior of the hull has been needle gunned and wire brushed and three coats of...

VERY HOT WORK!

VERY HOT WORK!

Last Saturday the Wappenshall Team, aided by colleagues from the Shrewsbury Team, did a fantastic job to pour another 6 concrete slabs into Wappenshall’s East Basin in temperatures of over 30C! It was hard...

HISTORIC BOATS PROJECT MOVES FORWARD

HISTORIC BOATS PROJECT MOVES FORWARD

Great progress today with our Historic Boats project, with the first of them, nb Berkhampstead, going into dry dock at Norbury Wharf Ltd for bottom blacking. Would you like to help this week? Then...

TRUSTEES MEETING 20 MAY 21 – AGENDA

TRUSTEES MEETING 20 MAY 21 – AGENDA

Agenda of the 141st Trustees’ Meeting of the Shrewsbury and Newport Canals Trust – Thursday 20th May 2021 at 1930 Hrs Preliminaries, present and apologies. Minutes of Previous Meeting Approval of The Report and...

A NEW DRONE VIDEO

A NEW DRONE VIDEO

Member Steve McClelland has been hard at it taking more amazing drone footage. This time it is of the newly cleared section of the Shrewsbury Canal alongside the Pelham Road between Upton Magna and...