The City of London ponds consultation shows that 70% are against the proposals

         PROTECT  THE  HAMPSTEAD  HEATH PONDS       

PROTECT  THE  HAMPSTEAD  HEATH  PONDS

The path across the dam to the Model Boating Pond on the Highgate chain of Ponds. The photo is taken looking East.
The height and location of the proposed new dam is shown by the green shaded area. The wooden posts show the height of the new dam on both photographs which will be significantly higher than the existing one.

 The proposed works will cover 82.63 acres of the Heath. The areas are marked in red on this extract from the official plan shown below.

SOME OR ALL THE PONDS MAY HAVE TO BE DRAINED

THE HEATH SWIMMERS ARE LIKELY TO LOSE THEIR PONDS FOR MORE THAN A YEAR

HEAVY LORRIES WILL BE DRIVING ACROSS THE HEATH

THE ROAR OF  BUILDING WORK WILL ECHO FAR AND WIDE

THE DISRUPTION  MAY GO ON  FOR YEARS

Source: Dam Nonsense Campaign, Atkins, published under the fair dealing provisions of the Copyright Designs and Patent Act 1988.

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 Hampstead Village Voice Spring 2014

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