About Us

Society History

In the Post-War era public interest in canals grew as the amenity opportunities were recognised. Public mood grew ahead of the nationalised bodies responsible for custodianship. As a result, organisations across the country were established to restore the run-down facilities in their area. The Shropshire Union Canal Society was one such. Read more…

Who We Are

The Society is a registered charity and limited company, run by a council of management. The council and society as a whole is run entirely by volunteers. Read more…

Society Documents

Society policies, documents and recent reports are available here.

As a registered charity and limited company further information is available on Charities Commission and Companies House websites.


Our Members’ Magazine Cuttings is well regarded not just by the Society’s members but also canal enthusiasts around the country.

The current issue is sent to members, so why not join us now? Click here to see some recent back copies.