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A 5.5-mile (8.9 km) canal which ran from coal pits at Donnington Wood to Pave Lane on the Wolverhampton to Newport Turnpike Road.
1767 Construction was completed
1793 The Shrewsbury Canal was authorised to link Shrewsbury with the east Shropshire canal network serving coal mines and ironworks around Oakengates, Ketley, Donnington Wood and Trench. It incorporated one mile and 88 yards of the Wombridge Canal, purchased from William Reynolds to provide access to the Donnington Wood Canal and the Shropshire Canal.
1904 Canal abandoned.