Visit to Turfdry Constructed Wetlands Reveals Great Progress

Spurred by the rise in residential flooding due to the dramatic rain events of the winter of 2013-14, Enfield Council sought to construct a flood barrier to the east of Firs Farm Park. In fitting with the Council’s holistic design philosophy, this project was combined with the restoration of a river that formerly ran through the park but had been diverted into an underground culvert decades ago - the resulting spoil from the excavation of the river being used to form the barrier. 

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Pymmes Park Wetlands Construction Complete

Following the tremendous success of Turfdry’s work at Firs Farm Park in Enfield last year - which saw the restoration of a watercourse that had previously been diverted underground, and the construction of a flood barrier - Turfdry has again been contracted by Enfield Council, this time to construct wetlands and undertake playing field improvements at Pymmes Park, Edmonton.

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Turfdry's River Restoration Rolls On

As part of Enfield Council's drive to make environmental improvements to the local area, Turfdry has begun work on a river restoration project at Firs Farm Playing Fields. Won on competitive tender, the works will see the excavation of a watercourse that stretches between the north-west and north-east corners of the park, and will carry the water that has - for the past fifty years or so - been diverted into an underground culvert.

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