Bennerley Viaduct Exhibition at Erewash Museum

As part of the Heritage Lottery Funded ’Rediscovering Bennerley Viaduct’ project we’re holding an exhibition at Erewash Museum in Ilkeston. The exhibition opened last week and runs until 30 August. See the attached flyer for more information. Continue reading “Bennerley Viaduct Exhibition at Erewash Museum”

New scale model of the proposed route for walkers/cyclists.

Route goes from the Linear Park path from Cotmanhay Road to Nelson Street, then onto Rodney Way and Jervis Court.

Crossing a green space to a proposed new bridge over the Erewash Canal, down the towpath to the viaduct, up a new gentle slope and then over the viaduct to Awsworth, following the route over the old railway line.

The model has been created by <info coming> for Sustrans, and is currently available to view at Erewash Museum until the end of August 2016.

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Sir Dave Brailsford backs Bennerley Viaduct Exhibition.

Team Sky cycling chief, Sir Dave Brailsford, has given his full backing to the Bennerley Viaduct Exhibition which is currently on display at the Erewash Museum. The exhibition celebrates the fascinating history of the viaduct along details of its future use as a cycling and walking trail.   Continue reading “Sir Dave Brailsford backs Bennerley Viaduct Exhibition.”

Workday – 14th May 2016

Workday and Wrought Iron Guided tour / onsite learning about  Bennerley Viaduct.

There will be a training element to this workday which will take place in the morning.  We are fortunate to have Dave Gent with us for the morning. Dave Gent is a Civil Engineer who is a specialist in old wrought iron bridges and viaducts. Continue reading “Workday – 14th May 2016”