The Montgomery Canal Restoration Appeal is being managed by the Appeal Steering Group
on behalf of:-
The Friends of the Montgomery Canal, registered charity number 510448.
Shropshire Union Canal Society, registered charity number 245875.
IWA, Shrewsbury District & North Wales branch, registered charity number 212342
Restore the Montgomery Canal!
DO YOU WANT TO BE THE PROJECT MANAGER IN CHARGE OF REBUILDING A ROAD BRIDGE TO TAKE FURTHER THE RESTORATION OF THE MONTGOMERY CANAL?
GET INVOLVED WITH INSTALLING A PREFABRICATED SEGMENTED CONCRETE ARCH AND BUILDING THE BRIDGE MAXIMISING THE USE OF VOLUNTEERS – A FIRST ON THIS CANAL
The construction process will involve building a concrete arch by use of a tried and tested prefabricated segmented arch system designed and made by Macrete. We shall also be making extensive use of suitably skilled volunteers to reduce costs to a level where the bridge works could be funded.
The construction works are planned to take about six months, probably during the summer of 2019. There will be a lead in time of say, 12 months, including submitting a planning application (to which the planning authority is sympathetic).
Applicants will have to show their experience in
The successful applicant would work together with a retired civil engineer volunteer who specialised in bridge design/construction and who has already carried out a lot of basic design work. The applicant will need to work with external consultants to confirm design stability etc to the satisfaction of the highways and canal authorities.
If you feel this exciting opportunity is for you, then please contact John Dodwell,
Chair, Montgomery Canal Partnership at or 07802-