Yearly Archives: 2018

Getting wet in December 2018

Here are a couple of shots from Steve Bonser and Tony Bardwell showing our progress in December 2018.  Steve’s picture shows a brighter Sunday when we were unrolling the bed-lining-roll – note the mud sticking inside the raised bucket of the dumper!  Tony’s picture shows solid-blocking on the last day, Bridge 4 side of Whitehouses […]

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November 2018 progress

The first shot below shows work in progress on the Bridge 4 side of Whitehouses, with Bridge 4 visible in the distance – and more work has been done since this was taken.  The other 4 are a timeline of the same section just the other side of Whitehouses.  All these are from Steve Bonser.

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CRT Dredging to improve water flow

Good news – the first 4 pictures below show CRT’s dredging of the Wendover Canal on Friday 28/9/2018 near Stablebridge Road, Aston Clinton.  This is in the unnavigable but in-water section of the arm, down which the water from Wendover must flow to reach the reservoirs, pump and main line.This appears to be much more […]

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September 2018

Further good restoration progress was made in September 2018.  The first two pictures here (from Steve Bonser) show our new Assistant Restoration Director Tony Bardwell’s experiment in dropping the lining rolls down the side of the canal, without using the digger bucket to control the drop.  Note that we are now working in front of […]

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Grand Draw

The Wendover Arm Trust used to run a Grand Draw – the last was at the Open Day on this date in 2018. Our regular promoter & sponsor Michael Wright has now retired from running the Grand Draw, so we are not running it again (unless you would like to volunteer?).

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