Take a walk along the Daffodil Walk in Gloucestershire and take advantage of organsised Daffodil Weekend Events at Dymock on March 28th/29th 2020, , at Kempley on March 21st/22nd 2020 or at Oxenhall on March 28th/29th 2020. The walk follows the Herefordshire and Gloucestershire Canal in places. Walking boots recommended as still very wet in places and one of the underpasses under the M50 has been flooded. Alternative route avaailable […]
May 2016Green Apple Award 2016 – International Recognition H&G Canal Trust has won an International Green Apple Award 2016 for the Built Environment and Architectural Heritage. The Award was given for Dymock Partnership Project. The Project, a partnership between H&G Canal Trust and Dymock Parish Council, and supported by Two Rivers Housing Association, Designers Tony Gee and Partners and the landowner, Tomack Developments, was formulated carefully to meet requirements of […]
February 2016 First Phase at Dymock completed! Dymock Parish Council wanted affordable housing to keep Dymock a vibrant community and ensure the survival of the village school (and other facilities including the community owned public house) plus a new car park to meet a long-standing severe shortfall in the village. The H&G CT wanted to start reconstructing the Canal through the village (on a long-identified essential diversion route) and a […]
As the photographs show, the towpath bank had taken shape and the electricity cable has been moved into its new location beneath the bank. We were grateful for the assistance of the house builder, GP Thomas, in achieving those steps. Unfortunately, the next stage of building the Canal on this site has been a constant nightmare in trying to co-ordinate delivery […]
November 2014 Canal banks take shape at Dymock! We are pleased that at last the Canal restoration is proceeding on site, if very much delayed. We greatly look forward to our long-term partner Keyway completing the work. PICS Thanks to GP Thomas the towpath bank takes shape with diverted electricity cable buried within the new bank.
13 March 2013 – Dymock Planning Application Approved. We are extremely grateful to the Councillors at Forest of Dean Council for their clear support in granting Planning Permission for the Dymock scheme yesterday 12 votes to 2. The scheme has been led by the Canal Trust’s Legal & Project Development Team at The Wharf House and will provide a key stretch of Canal, village car park, play area, 14 affordable […]
Wednesday 13 March 2013 Planning Application Approved. We are extremely grateful to the Councillors at Forest of Dean Council for their clear support in granting Planning Permission for the Dymock scheme yesterday 12 votes to 2. The scheme has been led by the Canal Trust’s Legal & Project Development Team at The Wharf House and will provide a key stretch of Canal, village car park, play area, 14 affordable homes, […]
Location Dymock Bridge is a former road over rail bridge in the centre of Dymock village. History The bridge was constructed originally for the Gloucester – Ledbury railway in 1885, much of which was built on the line of the earlier canal. following closure of the railway in 1964, the track was taken up and the land sold off. Although the bridge lies slightly off the original line of the […]