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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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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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Ponds Project Progress

With less than six weeks left until the end of construction there is pleantly of activity happening across all of the sites. Path resurfacing works are going well with around 200m (next to Men’s Pond) still to be laid. This … Continue reading

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Progress Update

The past weeks of hot and dry weather have been good for progress on the ground, but the rainfall today is also welcome to help the water levels in the ponds recover . On Monday, path re-surfacing works commenced on … Continue reading

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Famous view

Not Ponds Project related, but a new plaque is to be unveiled very soon on Parliament Hill to replace the old sign which was over 30 years old. The plaque has been donated by the Heath & Hampstead Society, members … Continue reading

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Progress update

More warm and dry weather have created good conditions for the last weeks of the Ponds Project. The spillway at Highgate no. 1 will soon be excavated. When finished it will be covered in turf. The works are progressing well … Continue reading

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Break through at the island

Yesterday one of the causeways of clay was broken through to move towards completion of the island. The pictures below show the progress of this exciting piece of landscape work. Water levels in the pond will drop temporarily as water … Continue reading

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