With under six-weeks left before the end of building there is pleantly of activity happening across all the internet sites.
Path resurfacing works are getting well with around 200m (next to Men’s Pond) nonetheless is laid. This will take place next week. At some points the edges for the course have now been filled in with top earth which will be seeded.
The spillway is under construction at Highgate No. 1. The latest road has already been set and is open. These photographs from earlier in the day this week show the road surfacing in progress.
The spillway are going to be turfed given that the road happens to be finished.
The spillway at Men’s Pond has now already been turfed and also the works at this pond are actually completed. The spillway will stay fenced off from the public allowing the turf in order to become established.
Works carry on aquatic planting during Model Boating Pond, therefore the final earthworks are taking place into the compound into west of this pond.
One element of the latest path round the pond may look somewhat various and also this is because of the actual fact a special pourous surface has been always protect the tree roots underneath. The road goes between a willow and an oak which we were keen to safeguard.
The region that has been borrow gap has now been completed and the floor is very carefully prepared for hydroseeding. Hydroseeding is a planting process which makes use of a mulch of seed and water. This is spryaed from a hose. It allows big areas become seeded in a comparatively short space of time.
Over regarding the Hampstead Chain, the Sports Pitch is currently looking forward to the bottom to-be prepared for hydroseeding. The mounds you can view in the back ground associated with below photo, may be the topsoil that will be spread-out initially.
The top of the Catchpit has become becoming formed into its final profile.
Aquatic works tend to be currenly taking place at Mixed Pond. Planting is taking place at both northern and southern finishes of this pond. The growing at northern end of this pond is a combination of common clubrush, lower pond sedge and yellow iris. These flowers will filtrate water because it shows up into Mixed Pond from further up the sequence. Within south end, the plants are a mixture of smooth dash, water mint, gypsywort, purple loosestrife, less pond sedge and yellowish iris. These plants can look great, also help oxygen amounts in the ponds and provide good habitat for wildlife.