Major rebuild restoration of lock 15 gchi project. Volunteering opportunities grantham canal heritage initiative gchi the grantham canal society working in partnership with the canal and river help reverse the dereliction we urgently need your support with our slipway appeal woolsthorpe slipway thank you other ways in which you may offer your ongoing support lottery sk online shopping.
The grantham canal society is working on ways to restore the canal for boats while preserving it as a space for nature.
Grantham canal society. This is a great way of keeping up to date with our achievements there s a lot more going on than meets the eye. In 1974 a national boat rally was held at nottingham to gain support for the restoration scheme and to promote the idea of a new link to the trent which would pass through old gravel workings. The canal is also a very important element of our industrial heritage.
Fuelled entirely by volunteers with the aim of returning this wonderful canal to full navigation. In 1998 it took over the assets of the former chesterfield canal society which had been formed in 1976. Road rail and canal tend to travel around the country joined at the hip each vying for the same piece of our landscape.
September 18 at 10 29 pm nottingham to grantham. The chesterfield canal trust is a charitable company run entirely by volunteers incorporated in july 1997. A stretch of canal from woolsthorpe to the a1 near grantham is now once again navigable and the society runs boat trips there.
Receive our free email newsletter each month. Our canals are rich in history and wildlife making for great spots for a family. With a supportive canal and river trust the grantham canal society is the engine which drives the restoration.
The grantham canal society was formed soon afterwards to promote restoration of the waterway. A purely volunteer organisation every penny raised benefits the canal. The m1 west coast main line and grand union canal cosying up to squeeze through the gap at watford being just one example.
Grantham canal heritage initiative gchi the grantham canal society working in partnership with the canal and river trust following the successful hlf application to restore more locks in the woolsthorpe flight we are currently recruiting additional volunteers. Latest news we did this 1 1 2020 we also did this. Join the movement postings in good faith but may not.