Saturday, July 18, 2009 - 12:00 to 18:00
Summer Meeting at Addlestone
Saturday 18 July 2009
Hosted by Addlestone Historical Society
11.00 Meet at Black Boy Bridge (TQ 0645 6467) for a leisurely guided walk along the towpath of the Wey Navigation, past Coxes Lock Mill. Lunch may be purchased at 'The Pelican' (TQ 0622 6430), shortly before reaching Black Boy Bridge again on the return route.
14.00 Informal viewing of displays at Addlestone Community Association building (TQ 0530 6458) in Garfield Road.
14.30 Presentations by members of the Addlestone Historical Society, followed by tea and walk around the centre of Addlestone to see, for example, the Crouch Oak and Victory Park.
Black Boy Bridge over the Wey Navigation is adjacent to Bourne & Weybridge Business Park, in Addlestone Bridge Road. This minor road is close and parallel to the west-east Weybridge Road (A317), on its south side. It may be reached from either direction on the A317 as there is a right-turn lane, signposted to the Business Park. There is parking at a vacant glass-walled building next to the bridge.
There is a public car park in Garfield Road next to the Addlestone Community Association (£1.50 for 2-3 hours). Addlestone railway station is about 400 yards from the Community Association and 1200 yards from Black Boy Bridge.
A charge of £5 will be made on the day. However, please let Alan Crocker know by 11 July if you are coming: 6 Burwood Close, Guildford, GUI 2SB; 01483 65821; email@example.com