Start date finally given for towpath work.

Towpath work will start 14th of March with an end date around July. Interesting that an alternative route has been provided. I’m wondering if the meadow path is being made up to a better standard and could be a good way to create a secondary route away from the towpath which can get very busy.


March 14th!

We finally know the start date for the gradual improvement of a length of the Kennet and Avon Canal towpath between Bathampton and Sydney Gardens.

IMG_7151 The notices – pinned to a tree – at the top of the approach path from Grosvenor Bridge. This path is not directly mentioned in the scheme and l have no idea what remedial work will be done here – other than clearance at the top where it joins the towpath.

Notices have gone up along the towpath – pointing out that this is a job that will not be finished before July 15th.

IMG_7153 More postings beside the A36.

Funding has been made available for the project via the Department for Transport’s City Cycle Ambition Fund and is being managed in partnership by the Canal and River Trust and Bath and North Somerset Council.

The project – says the public notice – ‘…

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