The week ahead: Sunday 10th February – Saturday 16th February 2019

Tuesday 12th February: Work party meets at Brownster’s Cafe, High Street, Clydach between 8 and 9 am. Work commences at 9.30 am at Ynysmeudwy Locks, where we will complete the removal of vegetation from the pound between the locks.

Week ahead Sunday 6th January to Saturday12th January

The Annual General Meeting will be held at Vardre Rugby Club on Monday 7th January 2019 at 7 p.m. Work Party meets at Brownsters Cafe, High Street, Clydach between 8.00 and 9.00am on Tuesdy. Work will be at Ynysmeudwy Lock.


TUESDAY 28TH NOVEMBER: Work party meets at Brownsters Cafe, High Street, Clydach between 8.00 and 9.00am. Work starts at 9.15 at the Old Highways Depot, Pontardawe Road, Clydach. Final work on the towpath edging, foundations and the security fencing to be completed prior to a site visit by the tarmac contractors which will take place...


What a delight it was to welcome Liz McIvor and her family to the Swansea Canal yesterday. Liz has been the Society’s patron since November 2015 and this was her first visit to the canal, though she did live in Fforestfach for a short time whist working with miners groups. Liz is, of course, the...

SCS Charity Accounts, Minutes and Annual Report 2015 – 16

SCS Charity Accounts 2015-6   AGM 2015 Minutes   SCS Trustees Annual Report 2015-6   Draft CIO Constitution


Our AGM was held last night at the Vardre Rugby Club in Clydach. Both Hywel Lewis (pictured left) and Andy Ellis’s appointments met with unanimous approval. Hywel volunteered to be our Membership Secretary and Andy Ellis, having been proposed and seconded by existing Trustees, was made our seventh Trustee. The post of a specific Membership...

AGM and Monthly Meeting; Wednesday 16th December 2015.

WED 16th Dec:The AGM of the Swansea Canal Society takes place tonight at the Vardre Rugby CLub in Hebron Road Clydach at 7.30. the monthly meeting of the Society will follow this.

AGM 16.12.2015 – Accounts, Annual Report and Minutes of the last AGM.

SCS Trustees’ Annual Report 2014-5 SCS Charity accounts 2014-5 Final AGM Minutes 28.8.14

Liz McIvor is Our Patron!

We are absolutely overcome with delight that Liz McIvor has agreed to be the Patron of the Swansea Canal Society. Liz is the writer and presenter of the BBC4 series ‘Canals: The Making of a Nation. She has also written the book to accopmapny the series. Liz works full time as the Curator of Social...

Glandwr Cymru Annual Public Meeting in the Senedd.

                    Martin, Gill and Liz attended the meeting in Cardiff.  Lots of interesting conversations were had and the Society was mentioned in the speeches as contributing 11,000 hours of volunteering in the last year.  That equates to a donation in kind of about £77,000. Despite a...

New Chairman

We would like to welcome Gordon Walker as our new Chairman.  Gordon was elected to the post, at the AGM on the resignation of the previous Chairman. Gordon,  who is known to most people in the area,has many and varied skills and talents  He is also an Independent  County Councillor for Clydach,  the Society’s Maintenance...

Retiring Chairman

David Henry our Chairman who resigned  at our AGM due to many other commitments. We would like to express our appreciation of the work David has put in.  He agreed to take the role at a difficult time for the society in October 2013.  He has been a resolute and articulate defender of the society’s...