Monthly Archives: February 2015

A brief history of the Ponds Project – part 3 (2012 – 2015)

In December 2012,  Atkins produce  a Design Review Method Statement with input from the Ponds Project Stakeholder Group and the Hampstead Heath Consultative Committee and approval from the Hampstead Heath Management Committee. This Statement sets out the next steps of the project, … Continue reading

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A brief history of the Ponds Project – part 2 (2011 – 2012)

Continuing on from my previous post which finished in 2011, the story continues… In July 2011 the City approved an Evaluation Report setting out the broad scope of works (circa £15M) to comply with  existing and emerging reservoir legislation while … Continue reading

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A brief history of the Ponds Project (2006-2011)

The origins of the Ponds Project go back to 2006, when a specialist hydrologist was appointed to to undertake a water quality and hydrological catchment assessment. Their investigation reviewed the hydrological functioning of the various lake chains around Hampstead Heath … Continue reading

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A history of the ponds

Hampstead Heath has around 30 ponds which are fed by natural springs – some are man-made including those of the Hampstead and Highgate chains. There are two major streams, separated by Parliament Hill which feed the two chains of ponds. … Continue reading

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