Celebrating 130 Years Manchester Ship Canal

Hamilton Davies Trust


6-8 miles

Wed 22nd May 2024 at 10:30

Walk description:

Cadishead based charity, Hamilton Davies Trust worked with the local community to transform Irlam Station into a modern cafe/heritage hub. We hope on your visit, you’ll enjoy your encounter with our heritage signal box, steam engine display/and associated rolling stock. This guided walk led by Suzanne our Heritage and Arts Coordinator, weaves local history stories. Showcasing, how the Manchester Ship Canal transformed a farming community into an industrial landscape of steel, coal and engineering. Celebrating the 130th birthday of the biggest British engineering project of it’s time.

* Please note due to building works at Irlam Station parking may be limited on the day.

Starting point
Irlam Station, Station Road
M44 5ZR

Walk leader: Suzanne Hindle

Contact: Suzanne@hamiltondavies.org.uk

Useful information: https://hamiltondavies.org.uk

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