Pelsall Festival 2011

Gary Perry, Mayor of Walsall opened the Canal Festival organised by the Society at Pelsall Common on 11th & 12th June 2011. After more than 10 years absence the Pelsall Canal festival was a great success.  Around 160 boats, including over a dozen heritage craft, lined the Wyrley and Essington Canal and the Cannock Extension. There were over 60 stalls, …

The Pump at Titford

The Sulzer Pump, initially installed at Titford Pumphouse in 1965 to replace a Tangye horizontal oil engine, has been restored by Jeff Barley and is now re-installed at the pumphouse with support from Smethwick Industrial Services Ltd. (News item originally from 11 Jul 2011)