Here is the information that was contained in the Draft Local Plan about the site. It gives a bit of the history and current status of the land.
Steve Turvill found this wonderful book review in the Independent. Written by Al Alvarez, a swimmer who first dived into the Hampstead Ponds when he was 11 years, old, Pondlife is his recounting of his swimming exploits, his maladies, and
We have been looking into the history of quarries throughout the UK and beyond. She’s come up with some great finds. Here’s a cautionary tale from Kent, from an old quarry known at the Highsted chalk quarry. There’s an interesting