Monthly Archives: August 2016

Construction update

Progress continues as we move towards the end of the construction phase of the project, in October. Highgate No. 1’s trianing wall is now almost finished with only work on the crest raising and spllway to be completed. At Model … Continue reading

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Word from the ponds

With summer in full swing and the recent dry spell (to be broken over this weekend!), the conditions have been good for construction works. Now that the works on top of the dam have been completed at Highgate No. 1, … Continue reading

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Progress update

As we approach mid-August, the Ponds Project continues to make good progress. At Highgate No. 1, the timber capping on the sheet-pile dam is now finished. Work will soon begin on the spillway and training wall. Men’s Pond is finished other … Continue reading

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New route opens 15 August

From Monday, 15 August, the public will be able to admire the views from the new path on top of the Model Boating Pond dam. The dam is currently being turfed. When the new route is opened, the existing causeway … Continue reading

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Latest from the Ponds Project

The timber capping on the sheet-pile wall at Highgate No 1 is progressing well. Some ducting work between Highgate No. 1 and Men’s Bathing Pond is due to take place soon.  More on this here. Men’s Pond is waiting on … Continue reading

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Limited access to path

Over the next day or two there is some work taking place to connect up power supplies which will power the new aerators which are being fitted in the ponds. One of these power supplies is located on the north edge of … Continue reading

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