This restoration was from an overgrown site, the pond had been partly filled/flattened out with the rubble from a nearby barn that was demolished, early 1900's to make a green for the golf course. Subsequently (1950's ?) the course was remodelled and this area left to become overgrown - I recall doing cross country running across this area, unaware of the history beneath my feet.
Efforts by volunteers cleared the site and surrounding area to allow
© August 2001 M Snow.
Restored Pond © copyright Brighton & Hove City Council
Clearing the scrub from the site © copyright Brighton & Hove City Council
Cross section of Hollingbury Dew pond prior to restoration,
Pond edge, restored recently with fresh clay - another pond used by dogs and motor cyclists.
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