News and information for our Members, Moorers and Friends
Halesowen College students to work on canal side art project for Coombeswood Canal Trust -
see this article in Halesowen News
BCN Summer Stoppages
After a meeting between BCNS & CRT the dates for the Summer Stoppages were agreed. BCNS insisted that the timings of BCN events were avoided and the following dates were put in place. Ian Lane would like to emphasis that the start dates are the guide but the jobs will not necessarily take as long as they have put in the lists. All routes are duplicated so cruising will not be interrupted just an alternative route may need to be taken here & there. For example Rushall when closed an alternative way through the Walsall Canal can be taken and after 3 weekends clean up by BCNS & a good weekend BCN Clean Up by WRG etc.. the route should be well improved and worth navigating.
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The aim of this website is to promote the Dudley No.2 canal, a part of the network of canals forming the Birmingham Canal Navigations (BCN), to inform visitors of the boatyard facilities available to use at Hawne Basin and to provide a communication channel for our members.
Hawne Basin was most recently an interchange basin for the Great Western Railway and used for the transhipment of tubes from the Coombeswood works of Stewarts & Lloyds/BSC until the railway closed in 1967. The basin is located at the current end of navigation of the Dudley No 2 Canal, Birmingham Canal Navigations (BCN).
Work Parties down the arm on the following Sundays:
None scheduled until the autumn
Meet at the Cabin 09:30
Safety footwear please. Hats, gloves, hot drinks and biscuits provided
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Coombeswood Canal Trust welcomes donations and are able to receive donations online using Paypal.Back to top
Coombeswood Canal Company
This is the trading arm of the Trust and is wholly owned by the Trust. It's main activity is to provide boatyard facilities and run the shop where you can purchase a small range of chandlery for all your boating essentials such as cheap diesel, Calor gas, smokeless coal.Back to top
'Guide to the Dudley Number 2 Canal: Windmill End to Hawne Basin'
Read/download the 'Guide to the Dudley Number 2 Canal: Windmill End to Hawne Basin', written by Ivor Chambers.
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