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Construction of a formal pond water garden with sunken patio

You may have seen photos of this formal water garden in our gallery but you may be interested to see the before and construction photos. This garden was a recreation of our Hampton Court exhibit in 2009 – The World of Water Garden

For more photographs of this garden go to our gallery page http://www.petesims.co.uk/content/galleries/water-gardens/formal-pond-pangbourne

The before

The before

The old pond is drained

The old pond is drained

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The old pond is broken out and removed

The old pond is broken out and removed

 

 

 

 

 

The blockwork for the sunken patio is started

The block work for the sunken patio is started

 

 

 

 

 

The block work is faced with the natural stone work in the sunken patio area

The block work is faced with the natural stone work in the sunken patio area

 

 

 

 

 

The surrounding formal pond walls are ready for the liner

The surrounding formal pond walls are ready for the liner

 

 

 

 

The box welded liners for the 2 ponds surrounding the sunken patio are installed

The box welded liners for the 2 ponds surrounding the sunken patio are installed

 

 

 

 

 

 

The formal ponds are filled with water awaiting marginal planting

The formal ponds are filled with water awaiting marginal planting

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The sunken patio and formal ponds are complete

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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