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Moving on

The Ponds Project has now come to an end, with the exception of the restoration of some of the work compounds. We won’t be updating this blog anymore, but you can keep up to date with activities on the Heath … Continue reading

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Time lapse video

During the construction of the Model Boating Pond dam we had a time-lapse camera taking a photo every few seconds during working hours. We’ve put these altogether, along with some of the drone footage which we’ve published on this blog … Continue reading

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It’s competition time

After the success of our writing competition for young people last year, we’ve decided to run a series of three competitions (art, science and writing) related to the Ponds Project. Our writing and science competitions are for secondary schools students … Continue reading

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Mother nature kicks in

Nearly two months after construction completion, nature’s amazing ability to regenerate is evident in the work sites and compounds. The hill-side next to Model Boating pond is beginning to look green as grass and wild flower seed establishes. The island … Continue reading

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More tree planting

Last week, BAM planted more trees to replace some of those removed at the beginning of the project. Two semi-mature London Plane trees were planted by the deck at Hampstead No. 2 pond, to replace the two mature trees removed … Continue reading

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Before and after

Last week we commissioned a drone flight to get some pictures of the Model Boating Pond now the construction work has been completed. Below are the new images and also similar images taken previously to compare the pond and landscape, … Continue reading

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Through the seasons

Regular Heath visitor, David Cole, has been kind enough to send a selection of photos he has been taking from the same position on Hampstead Heath, as the works have progressed. David swims in the Men’s Pond daily and has … Continue reading

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