Skip to content Skip to navigation

Case Study Example - Veg Bash 2017


Macclesfield Canal Society

Offside Vegetation Control 2017

Ashleigh Carden
Volunteer Team Leader, Canal & River Trust E:


09/11/17 – 18/11/17and 20/02/18 – 22/02/18

18km of Macclesfield Canal offside vegetation cut to contractor standards.

Savings to the Trust of over £102,000 in contractor fees.

Volunteers contributing over 400 hours of work over 10 days.

533 trees <75cm dbh and 227 trees >75cm dbh felled.

37 bridge holes cleared of vegetation.

Improved navigation from Macclesfield to Marple.