Planting and gravel filter
Planting and gravel filter

Kingcombe Aquacare have finished building a pond for an East London rooftop

The pond holds 225,000 litres of water and is situated on a podium on the roof of a block of mixed commercial and residential flats. It was built to encourage biodiversity, harvest rainwater and improve the landscape.

Rathbone pond planting
Rathbone pond planting

The pond was initially filled by a fire hydrant and will be topped up by rainwater.
Kingcombe Aquacare were contracted by John Sisk & Sons.

Installing the Firestone EPDM waterproof liner
Installing the Firestone EPDM waterproof liner

Materials used include Firestone EDPM liner and OASE filtration equipment, as well as gabion baskets filled with gravel and coir matting to put the plants in.

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