Progress – 1 month to go!

With one month left of the construction period, it’s all hands on deck getting the work completed.

Last week the turf was laid on the spillway at Highgate No. 1.

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Spillway at Highgate No. 1

At Model Boating Pond work has also been focused on turfing the spillway.

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Spillway at Model Boating Pond

Landscaping work has also been continuing along with the aquatic planting.

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Model Boating Pond

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Model Boating Pond

The path from Parliament Hill to the Model Boating Pond has now been re-laid with a tarmac finish.

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Path resurfacing

From next week, the Ladies Pond will be closed for two weeks while we carry out essential maintenance works to the building. Ladies only swimming is available at Mixed Pond from 7am until 4.30pm, and mixed swimming will be available at Men’s Pond from 7am to 8.45am during this two week period.

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Ladies Pond

The turfed spillway at Stock Pond is establishing well.

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Stock Pond

On the Hampstead Chain the Catchpit is now at it’s final profile and has been partially turfed.

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Catchpit

The borrow pit in Pryor’s Field is now almost completely filled up. This has been filled with the dried out silt taken from Mixed Pond and Viaduct Pond plus some material from Sports Field.

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Pryor’s Field borrow pit

The turf at Mixed Pond has also established well and is looking green and lush.

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Mixed Pond

Aquatic planting will be continuing at Mixed and Hampstead No. 1 in the next week.

There will also be a series of path closures as resurfacing work takes place. More information on this can be found here.

 

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