Support Us

Play a role in safeguarding this beautiful community asset. Meet new people. Help restore habitats for wildlife and amenities for leisure. Give back to your local community, Support us!

We promote the canal and the Society by meetings, publications, exhibitions and giving talks.


Restoration work is expensive. Though smaller, there are also costs for enhancement works. But the results bring benefits to the area and far beyond. Please consider donating. You can help in many ways. Find out more here.

Become a Member

Membership helps the Society with its vital maintenance and restoration activities on the Shropshire Union network. We welcome both individual and corporate members.

Please see the Membership page for details of how to join the Society


Volunteers come from far and wide and we always welcome more. There are many ways to help. We would welcome assistance not just for restoration work parties but more generally, such as fundraising, publicity and events. Please contact if you would like to find out more.

Join a Work Party

Our restorations works are currently at Crickheath, near Oswestry, where we operate as a main contractor to CRT. This short video shows details of our current activities.

Please see the Restoration page for more details of the current works and how to join a work party.