Pond construction, Salisbury.

The owners of this property wanted a large wildlife pond which reflects the beautiful valley and hillside. It is a stunning addition to this large natural garden.

Pond construction, Salisbury

Because this site is technically agricultural land, planning consent for change of use was required. We prepared the drawings and recommended a planning consultant for the client. It took a few months to receive the consent and the pond was built in autumn 2018. 

In the main photograph the excavated spoil can be seen graded down to a low mound in the far left corner of the plot.

The images below show how we completed the brief 
(click on expanded image for slideshow)

Pond construction, Salisbury
The site is marked out, turf removed and level markers put in.
Pond construction, Salisbury
The pond margins are carefully sculpted prior to the pond being made deeper in the centre.
Pond construction, Salisbury
The site slopes by 600 mm so the right side was lowered by 200 mm and the left side was raised by 400 mm in order to create a level edge.
Pond construction, Salisbury
The under liner protective matting is fitted.
Pond construction, Salisbury
The waterproof liner is fitted on top of the protective underliner.
Pond construction, Salisbury
Gravel planting beds are installed and the site is then turfed and seeded.

We create beautiful natural surroundings that you and your family can enjoy for many years to come. From very large ponds to boardwalks, small garden ponds and swimming ponds, our work covers a broad range of water-based construction and restoration projects. 

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Our work covers a broad range of subjects including pond building, lake construction, pond and lake restoration, pond maintenance, pond repairs, pond decking and other water-based landscaping projects in Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorset, Berkshire, Salisbury, Andover, Winchester and Newbury. Other areas considered.