Roger Fox our new Senior Reporter

Published: Thursday, 17 March 2022

SINCE the sad demise of Alan Tilbury our Senior Reporter, the position has been vacant.

With Roger Fox being responsible for so many items in narrowboatworld over many years we offered him the position, he obviously being so concerned with our navigations and things pertaining to them, and we are pleased to relate he has accepted the position, telling:

RogerFoxBoat owner since 1980

Has been a boat owner since 1980, first with a 45foot Davison narrowboat and then with a rescued and refurbished 57foot Bantock named Arden No.2 which has a Russell Newbery engine. Moors in London and, with the exception of 2020, has undertaken long trips annually around much of the system including the tidal Trent and the Ribble Link.

Went to school in Stratford-upon-Avon during the period of the restoration of the Southern Stratford canal and saw numerous working parties from Winson Green Prison clearing locks down to the Bancroft Basin.

Long standing interest in industrial archaeology, including railways, canals and traction engines. Chairman of a specialist committee on historical technical theatre installations and equipment.

Director of Theatreplan, a specialist theatre consultancy working on entertainment venues in the UK, Europe, the Far East and Australia.

Been a regular contributor to narrowboatworld over many years.

Gives services free

[Like all the contributors to narrowboatworld Roger gives his services for free to report on matters of interest to the many readers, and we are pleased he has accepted the position, as a token of our appreciation for all his effort in the past.

The site is strictly non-profit making, the small amount from the two Google adverts helping with the cost of the server with publishing—Editor.]