Latest from the Ponds Project

The timber capping on the sheet-pile wall at Highgate No 1 is progressing well.

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Highgate No. 1

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Highgate No. 1

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 some fencing, and the turf for the spillway.

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Men’s Bathing Pond

Preparations are underway to lay turf on the upstream face of the new dam at Model Boating Pond.

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The upstream side of the dam at Model Boating Pond

The causeway to the island has now been constructed and the pipe which goes underneath is currently being finished off.

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Model Boating Pond

At Ladies Pond, the fencing is now in place around the spillway. Reinforced turf will be laid here soon.

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Ladies Pond spillway

The desilting work at Viaduct is now almost complete. Rock-rolls (visible in the picture below) are to be placed into the pond by the edges to ensure the new reed beds do not encroach into the pond.

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Viaduct

Mixed Pond causeway is looking good with all turf now in place.

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The decking of the inlet at Hampstead No. 2 continues.

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