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Wappenshall panoramas.

Wappenshall panoramas.

Here are a couple of panoramas I took recently showing the fantastic views of the East Basin now the soil has been removed You can clearly see the line of the old towpath below...

WAPPENSHALL’S EAST BASIN – FROM THE AIR!

WAPPENSHALL’S EAST BASIN – FROM THE AIR!

Many thanks to member Jon Birchall for taking his drone down to Wappenshall and getting the spectacular photograph below, which shows how SAMCO have progressed with digging out the spoil from the East Basin....

DREDGING AT NEWPORT

DREDGING AT NEWPORT

Contractors have started dredging the section of the Newport Canal towards the A41. In the photo below Summerhouse Bridge can be seen in the background. The silt is excavated and placed into a barge, which is...

SNCT to Support Arts Project for Young People in Shrewsbury

SNCT to Support Arts Project for Young People in Shrewsbury

S&N Canals Trust is pleased to be partnering with “The Hive” Arts Centre in Belmont, Shrewsbury, on their “Hidden Waterways” project which has just been awarded a £75,000 Lottery’s Heritage Fund grant. As reported...

QUIZ ANYONE?

QUIZ ANYONE?

Member Adrienne Barnwell also happens to be Secretary of the Civil Service Motoring Association local group, who are Corporate Members of SNCT. She organises an annual Quiz in Norbury Village Hall, details are: Wednesday...

WAPPENSHALL’S EAST BASIN GETS DUG OUT!

WAPPENSHALL’S EAST BASIN GETS DUG OUT!

Monday 28th October 2019 will go down as one of the most significant dates for our Thomas Telford @ Wappenshall Wharf project. Phase 1 of Plan B will see the smaller warehouse restored and...

WIDOW’S BRIDGE STOP PLANKS

WIDOW’S BRIDGE STOP PLANKS

Thanks to CRT’s Roger Birch at their Ellesmere Yard, Alistair Price was able to collect some Stop Planks, or “Stanks” as they are sometimes know, to slot into Widow’s Bridge bridge-hole to stem the...

NEW FLOOR AT WAPPENSHALL

NEW FLOOR AT WAPPENSHALL

After a monumental effort from the Wappenshall Team over Friday 18th and Saturday 19th October we managed to prepare the ground floor of the small warehouse, plus the floor of its new toilet block...

Transformation at Berwick Wharf

Transformation at Berwick Wharf

If you’ve ever driven through Berwick Wharf (just north of Attingham Park) you just might have been tempted to wonder where exactly the wharf is. Well, we were assured that there once was a...

DID THE GROUND MOVE FOR YOU?

DID THE GROUND MOVE FOR YOU?

Our volunteers had a really good couple of days last week at Wappenshall Wharf, moving around 15 Tonnes of hardcore into the ground floor of the smaller warehouse, in readiness for the ready-mix concrete...