Restore the montgomery canal. Montgomery canal restoration work party report june 2018.
Ultimately restoration relies on engineering volunteers and money.
Montgomery canal restoration progress. June 01 03. The 2019 montgomery canal photo exhibition offers some great shots of the monty depicting a canal being widely used for a range of recreational activities. This was a very productive work party which made significant progress on both the channel and the towpath.
We have a pretty good idea of what has to be done in engineering terms. Alternatively they will be able to defer their entry until the 2021 event. A presentation of the recent inland waterways association report waterways in progress by a video introduced by association vice president david suchet poirot was followed by a report by montgomery waterway restoration trust chairman michael limbrey of the benefits brought by restoration of the montgomery canal so far.
It also covers the latest restoration effort the creation of a winding hole turning point for narrowboats at crickheath. Montgomery canal partnership leading the restoration programme with officers from public and voluntary organisations from both sides of the border. Formerly part of the shropshire union canal network the montgomery canal was abandoned after a breach in 1936.
The montgomery canal welsh. Money is the hardest bit. Reply to an inquiry about progress in restoration of the montgomery canal march 2020.
The montgomery canal partnership brings together all groups with an interest in the canal led by the canal river trust the trust. All entrants in the 2020 event may receive a refund of their entry fees or if they wish they may donate their entry fees to the restoration of the montgomery canal. Originally the canal from llanymynech to newtown was known as the.
Restoration started with a big dig in welshpool in 1969 and since then has received considerable support and assistance from iwa with volunteers from wrg and shropshire union canal society restoring many structures including. Montgomery canal restoration pryces bridge august 2014 and november 2019 the restoration group has been actively engaged in the restoration of the montgomery canal since 1969. We restored 10 locks between 1970 and 2006 and then with all the locks on the canal restored we became a channel restoration group.
We are looking forward to organising the next montgomery canal triathlon on saturday 8th may 2021. Yet again we were treated to dry weather which greatly aided earthmoving a feature of all of the weekend s tasks. Our plans to rebuild schoolhouse bridge are well advanced.
Is managed by montgomery waterway restoration trust registered charity number 510448 on behalf of friends of the montgomery canal the membership section of the trust shropshire union canal society registered charity number 245875 and inland waterways association shrewsbury north wales branch registered. Camlas trefaldwyn known colloquially as the monty is a partially restored canal in eastern powys and northwest shropshire the canal runs 33 miles 53 km from the llangollen canal at frankton junction to newtown via llanymynech and welshpool and crosses the england wales border.