As promised, Friends of Bennerley Viaduct Volunteer Workdays are being resumed. Our next work party will take place on Saturday, January 26th 2019 between 10:00 am and 3:00pm. We will be working at the Awsworth end of the viaduct under spans 12 to 16. These spans are heavily overgrown with hawthorn, bramble, bracken and other scrub species. We need to prepare these spans so the new footpath under the viaduct can be extended on to the Nottingham Canal.
The scrub clearing tasks will include:
- Hawthorn removal,
- Scrub removal,
- Tree pruning and cutting back.
- The creation of some habitat piles.
- Removing roots.
- Cutting back bracken.
We will bring protective gloves but if you have your own, please bring them.
If you arrive during the morning or afternoon, we will be working under the far spans so you will have to find us. for as long or as short as you can manage, it will be good to see you. The difference that the volunteers made in 2016 and 2017 was phenomenal and we express our thanks and appreciation to all those who helped make such a difference.
The barrier on Newtons Lane will be open from 9:30 onwards so you can bring your car up to the viaduct. See Map Come for an hour, a morning or the day. It will be brilliant to see you all again.
The workday after that will take place on: Saturday March 2nd