While reversing out of our mooring at New Islington Marina we suffered a slight technicals issue… the engine stopped making happy happy noises and started sounding sad. So to continue our way up the Ashton Canal to Packet Boat Company we had some help… A big thank you to all who helped bow hall nbSteven […]
Ashton Packet Boat company have their own 2 foot (24″) narrow gage railway.
Following on from the plans to put a path in between the Chips building (Ancoats) and New Islington Tram stop , over the Ashton canal, this is what they have managed to achieve! A chain is 22 yards! the path is approximately 44 yards long, or 2 chains long, but some how need 5 Signs! […]
Under planning proposal 106102/JO/2014/N2 there is a plan to put a bridge, and access in from the Marina side of the Ashton Canal to the Tram stop. Application Form Photographs Proposed Plans Supplementary Information It looks like the hand rail work is either like for like on the bridge, or has already been done… The […]
Over the weekend I received a letter from Julie Roscoe (head of planning at Manchester City Council) informing me that application number 104709/FO/2014/N1: “erection of a part 2, part single story building to form a new 2-form entry school with associated car parking, landscaping, play areas, boundary treatment and vehicular access from Old Mill Street” […]