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LICH­FIELD CANAL

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ONE MORE OBSTACLE to the restora­tion of the Lich­field is seen be­ing dealt with, as a sec­tion of a large con­crete pipe is re­moved from the bed of the canal in Lich­field.

Af­ter the canal closed, a storm wa­ter drain was laid in the canal bed in the 1960s. It has taken three years for the Lich­field & Hather­ton Canals Restora­tion Trust and its con­sul­tants to agree with the En­vi­ron­ment Agency the nec­es­sary pro­vi­sions for its re­moval. Con­sent was fi­nally given and in May, and re­moval be­gan.

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