Green House Made from Scrap
Building a Green House from an old conservatory destined for land fill. [...]
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Tulips at Urban Moorings
Spring is Here 2018
Hummmmm. Some may say that we have a strange sense of humour!! Well possibly. We now have a ‘grave’ on site Sitting just looking around and a lump of concrete just looked like a grave stone —— so we had [...]
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Finished Tyre Bench
Tyre Bench
We are removing and clearing a space at the front entrance to put in a greenhouse. This area get loads of sun so this is perfect position for it for a bench made out of tyres!  Anyway we have loads [...]
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Kingfisher at Urban Moorings
Kingfisher at Urban Moorings
We had a visitor in the arm. Just managed to get a picture.  Kingfishers are small unmistakable bright blue and orange birds of slow moving or still water. They fly rapidly, low over water, and hunt fish from riverside perches, occasionally [...]
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BCN Cleanup
BCN Cleanup 2018
Thanks to the big BCN clean up who paid us a visit today and took a load of scrap/rubbish. Every year the IWA, WRG and BCN society organise workboats and invite volunteers to help them remove rubbish from the canal. [...]
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Building the Moorings Has Started
Well after months and months of producing reports after reports, concept drawings showing how we going to build the mooring. Risk assessments, Method statements and insurance. We produced a report 18 pages long!!! Anyway we have finally got permission to [...]
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Sweet Summer Sunshine….Or Rain Maybe?
So summer is here and so far its been a good summer here at Urban Moorings. We received the tenancy for the boathouse buildings and associated land from Wolverhampton Council. Despite what some may say about councils, the people we [...]
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A Random History Find
Well you never know what random things you can find on Ebay. On the off chance I was searching for anything to do with Horseley Fields and I came across this – so of course i had to buy it… [...]
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Uncovering a Post
The Wyrley & Essington Canal was brought by the BCN Company in 1840, so this innocuous looking cast iron post is the best part of 170 years old! [...]
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Sheds and Much More
Well this past month has seen Christmas come and go and a new year begin. HAPPY 2017 TO EVERYONE. We had a lovely time and enjoyed our celebratory meal in a shed, yes no joking, it was in a shed. [...]
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