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These volunteers have the skills and qualifications to use serious pieces of equipment as they do on the shropshire union canal society working parties restoring the dry montgomery canal channel to the north of schoolhouse bridge.
Shropshire union canal society. After these plans were rejected they renamed themselves the shropshire union canal society and focused on the montgomery canal which was part of. The restoration group has been actively engaged in restoring the montgomery canal since 1969 this has included the restoration of 10 locks. Shropshire union canal society limited the free company information from companies house including registered office address filing history accounts annual return officers charges business activity.
Enhancement of the shropshire union and llangollen canals. The magazine is published on the 1st of march june september and december. The shropshire union canal nicknamed the shroppie is a navigable canal in england.
Shropshire union canal society the shropshire union canal society was formed in 1966 to protect enhance and restore the canals of the historic shropshire union railways and canal company. The society has been working since the early 60s to restore the montgomery canal having been formed in 1964 with the intention of restoring the shrewsbury newport canal which had closed in 1944. So this is our call to canal volunteers any volunteers to come and join this exciting project.
Restoration of the montgomery canal. The friends of the montgomery canal registered charity number 510448. You will find a wide range of organisations working together to restore the montgomery canal including.
What is now popularly known as the shropshire union canal is the 661 2 mile main line of a whole network which acquired this generic name in a series of amalgamations. Subscription in paper or electronic form is included with society membership. The canal lies in the counties of staffordshire shropshire and cheshire in the north west english midlands it links the canal system of the west midlands at wolverhampton.
Boaters wishing to enter or exit the shropshire union canal via the manchester ship canal must first contact cheshire west chester council to book the swing bridge on 07799 658814 or 07825 865944 during. Shropshire union canal society registered charity number 245875. The llangollen and montgomery canals are the modern names of branches of the shropshire union su system and lie partially in wales.
Iwa shrewsbury district north wales branch registered charity number 212342. It is in effect one of the last great magnificent main lines of the canal era. Charity number 245875 date registered 1966 01 14 company number.
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