Schoolhouse Bridge Reopens

Schoolhouse Bridge reopens


A parade of historic vehicles marks completion of the new Schoolhouse Bridge in Crickheath, Shropshire.

After many years of effort, and months spent by bridge contractors on the site, completion of the new Schoolhouse Bridge – the last highway blockage on the Montgomery Canal in Shropshire – was marked by a procession of historic vehicles crossing the bridge days before the road was formally opened to traffic.

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Navigation Pale Ale for the Monty!

Monty’s Brewery based in the Welsh town of Montgomery, has launched Navigation Pale Ale to support the ongoing restoration of the Montgomery Canal.

The Montgomery Canal has recently celebrated the opening of another restored section to Crickheath Basin while Schoolhouse Bridge, another 300 yds along the course of the canal, is currently being rebuilt – so it’s great to see a local business supporting the restoration effort.

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Schoolhouse Bridge to be rebuilt in 2022

Timothy West and Prunella Scales, stars of Channel 4 TV series Great Canal Journeys, are supporting an appeal for the reconstruction of the Montgomery Canal’s Schoolhouse Bridge.

Timothy West and Prunella Scales, stars of Channel 4 TV series Great Canal Journeys, are supporting an appeal for the reconstruction of the Montgomery Canal’s Schoolhouse Bridge.

The latest appeal by the Restore the Montgomery Canal! team, made necessary by rising costs after the delays of Covid, will be boosted by a supporter who will once again match every £1 donated.

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Welcome for Mid-Wales Growth Deal bid for Montgomery Canal Restoration

Announcement that the Montgomery Canal is one of the projects that the Growing Mid Wales Board is submitting to the UK and Welsh Governments for support welcomed.

The Restore the Montgomery Canal! Group – which brings together volunteer charities which have worked for years for the revival of the Montgomery Canal – has welcomed the latest development.

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