Category Archives: BV Path

Brookfield fencing and felling

On Tuesday Andrew, Jenny and I were joined by volunteers at the Brookfield section of BV Path. There were two key tasks, firstly to fence off an area of the river where the bank is slowly eroding. And secondly to remove … Continue reading

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Hatches Pot Holes Be Gone

We are returning to Frimley Hatches next week to carry on the path resurfacing works we started last month. Below are a couple photos showing the new surfacing of type 1 being rolled and compacted at the end of October, using … Continue reading

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Brookfields/Shawfield bridge closure

The bridge over the river between Aldershot and Ash will be shut from Monday 18th to Sunday 24th as it is being replaced.  Some of the surrounding footpaths may be temporarily shut for access. Please see the map for alternative routes. … Continue reading

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Bridge shimmying at Shawfields

Today Andrew and I headed out to repair the BV Path bridge in Aldershot between Shawfield Lane and Brookfield Road. We have organised for contractors to replace it in July, so we’ll shortly be widening Shawfield Lane so they can … Continue reading

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Stepping Down Safely

On the 16th May Mark and the two trainees, George and Katie, headed out to the BV Path steps that run up between the A331 and A325 at Farnborough/Frimley to repair the wobbly and missing sections, along with replacing a … Continue reading

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Duckboards a success at Walk the Path

Last Wednesday Andrew, student Alex and I went to a very wet section of the Blackwater Valley path to install duckboards in preparation for the Walk the Path event. We used wooden rails as a base to raise the platform … Continue reading

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Violet litter on the BV Path

Today the volunteers, Laura, Jenny and I, litterpicked the Blackwater Valley Path from Pea Bridge at Farnham Quarry to Shepherd Meadows in Sandhurst. It was fantastic to remove 68 bags of rubbish on this 12km stretch. At tea break my … Continue reading

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