Lockdown permitting, our Operations Director Tony Bardwell hopes we can work from Friday December 4th to Monday December 14th inclusive, followed by tree planting on Thursday 17th and Friday 18th (see separate post). Contact details on the usual website page.
Category Archives: Restoration
Here is Tony Bardwell’s report of another successful 2 week work party, building with blocks and bricks at Bridge 4 and Whitehouses:
We’ve been doing an extended 2 week work party while it’s almost dry, though for the first few days it’s been too hot for comfort. Tony Borrill supplied the first picture of construction under way at Bridge 4, while Steve Bonser sent the other 3 pictures of ready-mix being delivered and laid to complete the […]
This is a call for brick and block work volunteers, please email Tony.Bardwell@wendoverarmtrust.co.uk if you can help. We have been able to start work on the walls at Bridge 4 including where the stop plank channels are mounted. The block work is done but the brick work still needs to be finished. We have volunteers […]
March was spent concreting between the old and new Bridge 4, preceded by a lot of pumping out. This picture from Steve Bonser shows the formwork in place. Tony’s full report can be found at the link below.
The February work party got off to a good start, digging out between the newer wooden Bridge 4, and the remains of the old Bridge 4. This is in preparation for building a new wall between the 2 structures. Steve Bonser took the 2 pictures. However Storm Ciara on Sunday stopped us working and damaged […]
The January work party was largely spent under Bridge 4. In the first 2 pictures below by Steve Bonser, we were concrete blocking on top of the usual lining. Later in the week we covered some of the centre of the canal with ready-mix, this acting as pipe-capping, and the rest to follow next month. […]