A Hot Volunteer Day
Had another great volunteer day despite the heat. Colin cleaned and primed the road gates. The paint came from Colin’s boss. It’s odds and bits left over from different jobs. Thank you Colin’s boss Began the mammoth task over digging [...]
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A Brief Guide to Our Sites History
The Curley Wyrley as it is affectionately known was completed in 1797 and run by the Wyrley & Essington Canal Co. It was primarily used to transport coal, lime and various materials and finished goods. After the first section was [...]
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Garden Update and Plants for Sale
Its Turned a Bit Warm. Don’t know what it’s been like in your neck of the woods, but here at Urban moorings May was a bit damp and cool. Well to be honest, it was very wet and cold enough [...]
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Clearing The Main Entrance
We kick started our volunteer programme of 2021 on the 29th May. Thankyou to everyone who volunteered to help us clear the main entrance ready to transform it into a flower garden. It was a big task, but everyone cracked [...]
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Our First Open 2021
WE HAD AN OPEN DAY —– and what a day it was. On Saturday 22nd May 2021, Urban Moorings hosted their first open day since Covid Shut us Down. The weather Gods smiled upon us and we only had a [...]
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OPEN DAY SATURDAY 22ND MAY 2021
Urban moorings is a community-based project aiming to provide the spaces for both the boating and local community to make use of. It is based on what was a derelict scrap of land jointly owned by Canal and River Trust [...]
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Update Covid-19 lockdown
It`s Been A Long Summer – and look what we have done.It has certainly been an interesting year has 2020. We were so please earlier in the year that we were in a position where we could begin welcoming visitors [...]
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Building Composting Bins
Using big old recycled beams, which can be a real pain to cut and have all sorts of of nails and stuff that has to be removed, means progress can be a bit slow. But its worth it and when [...]
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Perfect Planter
PERFECT PLANTER – WELL NEARLY!(but it is recycled ) Its amazing what you can make out of a load of old timbers that were destined for landfill or burning. When our `shed of doom` was demolished, we asked if we [...]
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Vintage Commercial Wharf
amazing picture of Commercial Wharf in the 1950's [...]
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