Artist’s impression by bridge architects, Makower Architects

Due to be built by Barratt Homes in 2023 as part of the Hendon Waterside regeneration programme in North West London, a controversial new 186-metre footbridge is set to cross the protected north marsh of Welsh Harp (Brent Reservoir) — a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) since 1950. …

North Marsh, Brent Reservoir (Welsh Harp), January 2021

A plan for the future of Brent Reservoir by local campaigners


Originally built in the 1830s to provide water for London’s canals, Brent Reservoir (Welsh Harp) is 170 hectares of open water, marshes, woodland and grasslands, and a 70 year-old Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and Local Nature Reserve…

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