Monthly Archives: July 2016

Update – 3 months to go

With only 3 months of construction on the project left to go, it’s all hands on deck finishing off the construction element at the various ponds. On Highgate No. 1, a timber capping is being added to the the sheet-pile … Continue reading

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Progress update

It’s been a hot and busy week on Hampstead Heath. The construction works continue to progress well, with less than 4 months left in the construction phase of the programme. With piling completed at Highgate No. 1, BAM are now … Continue reading

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‘Tern-ing’ point

Earlier this week, BAM Nuttall launched the first of a pair of tern rafts on Highgate No. 1 Pond. The common tern is a bird frequently spotted on Hampstead Heath between the months of April and August before they migrate … Continue reading

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Some new arrivals

The Heath’s resident Kingfisher pair have recently become proud parents to two chicks. Born a few weeks ago in a specially designed nesting box on Bird Sanctuary pond, this is proof that wildlife will thrive even in testing conditions – … Continue reading

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Progress update

As we hit mid July, and with less than four months left of the Ponds Project construction stage, progress continues apace. The piling at Highgate No. 1 has been particularly speedy and the works have been completed this week. This … Continue reading

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Ponds Project progress

Work is now well underway at Highgate No. 1 Pond as piles which raise the dam by 1.25m are installed. The piles you can see in the below picture are temporary and have been placed to allow the permanent piles … Continue reading

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