Smart high density living overlooking the canal – and now (an innovation since 2011?) a splendid figure has been installed. Is this Olympic inspired? Then, opposite in a rusted metal is another figure, this suggesting a railways link...
Google search has revealed that they were installed in 2012, one referring to a velodrome that used to be nearby and the other to Wolverton’s railway town past.
Just beyond the footbridge is an extensive wall mural: trains, trains, trains– with a few other historic modes of transport thrown in!
On the green watery corridor goes, interrupted only by bridges old,
It was in the Willen Park area that the Captain had to mount a rescue operation – two of the three mooring pins of a boat had become loose and the boat was swinging across the canal.
On Bridge 82 is an important notice,
Trust’s website for the latest updates on this major project and on the launching of the new community boat on the Great Ouse at Bedford.
On past green open spaces, past housing of different styles to the Milton Keynes Marina at Peartree Bridge.
off (in Cleddau’s case), rope in hand, a sloping prow... all very easy for an Olympic gymnast or a person with long legs..
Now Cleddau is tied up once again in Milton Keynes, enjoying some well-earned R&R after her venture onto the northern reaches of the Shropshire Union Canal at Chester and Ellesmere Port and her navigation of the Droitwich Canals. Plans have yet to be laid as to when the return to the Macc will start. Just keep a lookout for an email or for a mainly red boat with a Welsh looking name and a Tudor rose on a canal near you...