£50,000 scheme to dredge Bancroft Basin
THE £50,000 dredging of the Bancroft Basin in Stratford-upon-Avon will get underway next week.
The Canal and River Trust said it expects to pull up around 700 tonnes of mud and silt which has built up on the bed of the basin over a number of years.
The dredging will be carried out over two weeks at the point where the River Avon meets the Stratford Canal.
The pedestrian footbridge will also be temporarily removed to allow the Baguette Barge to go off for maintenance.
Paul Fox, from the Canal & River Trust, said: “Stratford upon Avon is a popular destination for boaters and this dredging... read more