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 […]
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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. […]
With several wet days adding to the mud under foot, the December 2019 work party was spent finishing the canal right next to Bridge 4, and then excavating underneath the bridge itself, some of which had to be hacked manually. The first 2 pictures are by Steve Bonser and the last by Tony Borrill. Tony […]
A wet and very muddy November work party was spent lining the base of the canal next to the Bridge 4 mooring wall, including casting reinforced cross-pieces to ensure that there is no future risk of the sides moving together. Pictures from Steve Bonser. Tony Bardwell’s monthly report is below.
Thirteen children and guardians arrived on Friday 25th evening at Green Park with the purpose of beautifying the new parkland alongside Whitehouses. Next morning the weather was not looking good, but the planting of the 2000 snowdrop bulbs started. The bonfire was lit to consume the branches left from the recent adult work party.Sunday proved […]