The Cadoxton Culvert

The Culvert flows from the Hills above Neath Golf Club down through Cadoxton Park under the Main Road and Stanley Place before finally making its way to the Tennant Canal. Looking at the many maps on the area it seems that at one time the culvert ran under the Tennant Canal towards the River Neath.Continue reading “The Cadoxton Culvert”

Natural Resources Wales holds all the cards?

No application has been received to construct or reconstruct the Aberdulais Weir and return freshwater supply to the Tennant Canal. May 18, 2021 Natural Resource Wales Head of Operations, Martyn Evans in a reply to Stephen Kinnock MP on behalf of a constituent says “no application has been received to construct or reconstruct the AberdulaisContinue reading “Natural Resources Wales holds all the cards?”

The Jersey Marine Pumps fall Silent.

The Tennant Canal pumping station at Jersey Marine ends all operations to industry at Baglan Bay. The Jersey Marine pump-house as ended operations after years of supplying significant quantities of water from the Port Tennant Canal Company to industry at Baglan Bay. The Baglan Bay Power LTD closed on 24 March 2021 the large pumpsContinue reading “The Jersey Marine Pumps fall Silent.”

The Future of the Tennant Canal is in serious doubt!

We and the Tennant family are as concerned as you for the future of the Canal. Email received in response to the news that the Tennant canal’s last source of funding, the Baglan Power LTD and Group of Companies went into liquidation on March 24, 2021. Baglan group of companies liquidated. The Port Tennant CompanyContinue reading “The Future of the Tennant Canal is in serious doubt!”