We were able to resume our seemingly endless task of laying concrete to the base of the canal.Read More
Great progress was made with the continuing construction of the roadway along the top of the left hand canal bank which is nearing completion Summerhill.Read More
We laid more concrete and continued shaping the batter
to the marina side of the canal.
+ Green & Grounds WInter report
+ Fosseway Volunteer Day
A big cheer to Barry Parkes and Rick Walters for the completion of the Historic Bywash at lock 24, well almost.Read More
Removal of the Big Pipe got underway with the guys
moving about 20 sections per hour using a Telehandler on loan from
Finning at Cannock.
Work on the Concrete Canvas on the left hand bank has paused whilst we sort out a few minor technical problems with the grouting.
And that finishes the base. There is still a lot of concreting to do in reinforcing the canal bank batter. But although time consuming this is not such a slog that the canal base proved to be.Read More
The top story of this blog has got to be the working of the clay in the winding hole. A 13 tonne JCB digger had been offered to us on free loan for a long weekend.Read More
At last we have completed the concrete reinforcing half way up the left hand canal bank batter, which is lined with Concrete Canvas.Read More
More big pipe sections were cut down to size, the cut
off portion being taken to Darnford Park.
+ Darnford Park Training Day
+ Summerhill Progress Report
The big news of this blog is that the missing sections
of the penstock have been replaced.
+ Green Team and Corporate volunteers at Summerhill
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