Restoration Work Parties

Maintenance Programme – Top Length 2011

 

The dates for the GCS work parties for the next few months are shown below. Generally they will be held on the last Thursday and the last Saturday of each month, but there will be exceptions, which are indicated in italics. If there are changes to any of these dates, good notice will be given when possible. The tasks are indicated for only the next few months, and will be updated on a monthly basis

 

Date Location Task Major Equipment Notes
Feb 26th Denton to Casthorpe Remove Waterside  trees Polesaw and hand tools
Mar 24th Lock 16 Repair Brickwork Alum Boat & hand tools
Mar 26th Towpath Tidy? Request from BW; Equipment provided Provisional
Apr 28th Lock 16 Grout as necessary Machine & compressor
Apr 30th Lock 16 Grout as necessary Machine & compressor
May 26th Bridle Bridge to Casthorpe Light pruning back Boat, polesaw, hedgetrimmer & hand tools
May 28th Bridle Bridge to Casthorpe Light pruning back Boat, polesaw, hedgetrimmer & hand tools
June 23rd Bridle Bridge to Casthorpe Light pruning back Boat, polesaw, hedgetrimmer & hand tools
June 25th Bridle Bridge to Casthorpe Light pruning back Boat, polesaw, hedgetrimmer & hand tools
July 28th
July 30th
Aug 25th
Aug 27th
Sep 22nd
Sep 24th
Oct 27th
Oct 29th
Nov 24th
Nov 26th
Dec 29th
Dec 31st

 

Each month should include at least one extra day to allow completion of previous work or new tasks

Currently there are no visiting WRG groups this year.

The probation service are working to clear the canal bed at Cropwell Bishop & Cotgrave starting 31st Jan 2011 . GCS to assist with power tools on request.

We will aim for a work start time of 09.00hrs each working day, with individuals providing their own PPE and lunch/drinks.

Please contact Ian Wakefield if you have any questions.
Ian.wakefield@granthamcanal.com Tel: 0115 989 2128 Mob: 07789 383 266