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Archive for the ‘Canals’ Category

The Wharf

by Geoff Abell on 24 September, 2017

Plans to redevelop the old warehouse building (and adjacent land) at the junction of the Macclesfield and Peak Forest Canals have been published.  This 19th century building has been unused since 2010 and the plans are to turn this listed building into a liveable area and at the same time build 7 new town houses, […]

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Marple Canal Dig

by Geoff Abell on 28 February, 2017

Just to let you know Salford University Archaeological Unit will be holding an Archaeological Dig event at the Lime Kilns from 22/03/17 – 05/04/17 from 8.00am – 4.00pm each day.  Initially the digger will be on site to excavate the surface before the Archaeologist move on along with the delivery of the welfare facilities. The […]

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Marple Wharf

by Geoff Abell on 12 April, 2016

Artists impression of the proposed plans CRT/H2O has just issued a newsletter detailing how they are planning to develop the site at Marple Wharf.  The plan includes improved boating facilities for New Horizons and canal users, renovation of the Toll House which will be available for community use and a base for CRT volunteers, seven […]

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