On February 20, 2014, Dr. Martin Heath met with the team working on flood relief works in Belair Park and Dulwich area parks manager Paul Highman to discuss final revisions of the plan. A chart prepared by the contractors arrived today, March 11, 2014, and we pass this on to readers for their comments.
(If you would like to view this plan in better resolution here is the pdf: 1057905-003-LSC-001-E_Belair GA)
The present plan will require loss of sections of the hedgerows bounding the western and northern margins of the Park, to be made good by replacement plantings. The path on the eastern (mansion) side of the lake will no longer run across the mid-section of the field, but will mostly re-build and raise the path created by volunteers beside the lake and will follow an existing path through the ecology area. Its southern section will, after leaving the ecology area, run along the lower part of the field. This path should ensure that it is possible to walk in a circuit around the lake during all seasons (it’s presently too wet to do so in winter months).