The site features a virtual cruise of the entire huddersfield narrow canal as well as photographs of the restoration work that took place to re open the canal. The canal s rebirth against all the odds is the outstanding success of the canal restoration movement.
After 27 years of campaigning and restoration led by canal society volunteers the narrow canal was re opened in may 2001 and gained.
Huddersfield canal society. Peter freeman 14 burnell court. Follow this link to read about the restoration and to see photos. Restoration of the huddersfield narrow canal.
Pennine link magazine. If you are a taxpayer you can increase the value of your subscription by asking for your payment to be treated as gift aid. The title pennine link has been used from edition six.
The huddersfield canal society was formed in 1974 by a group of enthusiasts with the ambitious aim of restoring the then derelict huddersfield narrow canal to through navigation and improving the broad canal. After being derelict for 50 years it reopened to boats in 2001 thanks to the efforts of the local community and the huddersfield canal society. John k maynard 29 thick rollins drive meltham huddersfiel.
Huddersfield canal society website. The huddersfield canal society has a new website. The huddersfield canal society is a registered charity number 510201.
Currently every 1 we receive will then be worth 1 25 to us by reclaiming the tax you have already paid. The huddersfield narrow canal is an inland waterway in northern england it runs just under 20 miles 32 km from lock 1e at the rear of the university of huddersfield campus near aspley basin in huddersfield to the junction with the ashton canal at whitelands basin in ashton under lyne it crosses the pennines by means of 74 locks and the standedge tunnel. Hudds 850575 vice chairman v.
Follow this link to go to the new website. These pages from our old website have been retained as a record of the restoration of the huddersfield narrow canal. This is the society s latest leaflet featuring the full canal and items of interest sized a3 printed double sided and folded to one third a4.
These back issues are pdf. It connects end on with the ashton canal and the huddersfield broad canal. The huddersfield narrow canal re opened to navigation in may 2001.
We are starting to make back issues of pennine link available online here for your interest and enjoyment. Emerging from the tunnel the narrow canal descends to huddersfield and the broad canal along the colne valley passing the towns of marsden slaithwaite and milnsbridge and vice versa. Huddersfisld canal society w west officers e east chairman e.
Pennine link is the magazine produced by the huddersfield canal society for its members and supporters. The first five editions were known as the bulletin.