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The City of London intends to build huge new “flood defences” on the Heath ponds. 

The Heath must not be disfigured when neither the law nor public safety require it. 


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Dam Nonsense
on the Hampstead Heath ponds project
by the City of London
and the Heath and Hampstead Society

Newsletter Jan 2014
Find out what's really happening in our latest newsletter:
  • Ponds latest: launch of Dam Nonsense campaign; address made by Lord Hoffmann, the Society's President, to a packed public meeting; from our archives - protecting the ponds since 1898; and more.
  • Nigel Kennedy backs Society with concert.
  • New End Nurses Home development refused.
  • A Victorian Reminiscence of the Heath.
  • Glorious Kenwood Restored.
  • Hampstead Shops Campaign latest.
  • Exhibition: Hampstead Rediscovered IV
  • Shaping Hampstead's future through the Localism Act.
  • Peter Gorb: An appreciation

Help wanted Join our all-volunteer Publications Team as a Picture Editor and help us acquire and organise images we can use in print and on the Web. Contact Stephen Taylor

New Guided Walks 
Discovering Hampstead's Plaques
Many famous people from all walks of life have lived in Hampstead: politicians, actors, artists, dancers, designers, scientists, statisticians, comics and cartoonists. Join us in exploring where they lived on a guided walk, also taking in our plaques on the old lock- up, fire station and watch house. Visit our Guided Walks section for details.

Ground response to basement development in Camden
A summary of the talk to the Society
on 23 May 2013
by Dr Michael de Freitas, Chartered Geologist