Monthly Archives: November 2015

Progress update – 16 November 2015

Silt removal by excavator has been continuing at Model Boating Pond where hard bed level has now been reached. You can see the hard bed in the bottom right of the above picture. Silt excavation will continue until it has … Continue reading

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Hampstead No. 1 Pond

Construction work will begin at Hampstead No. 1 pond next week and will last until March 2016. The works will be happening in an area of the Heath which is not accessible to the public and every care will be … Continue reading

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Ponds Project Writing Competition for Young People

In the Boating Pond on Hampstead Heath, Not above the surface but beneath, Was found a car from days gone by, There it was left, we know not why. Sitting below where small ships sail, Its past could make a … Continue reading

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Progress update – 6 November

Clay from the borrow pits has now been placed along the whole face of the temporary sheet pile dam at Model Boating Pond, giving it the extra stability required so silt excavation can continue. The clay is displacing the silt, … Continue reading

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