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Nunhead Reservoir Podcast- Open Nunhead Reservoir - Rosanna Thompson
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NUNHEAD RESERVOIR

This is a project by Rosanna Thompson about Nunhead Reservoir in South East London; what it meant to people and how we might be able to reclaim it. Listen to the podcast above and take a look at the photos and links below.

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A wide open space with the best views in South London, on top of the world yet hidden from view. Used as if a public park or common, yet owned and officially fenced off by Thames Water, it occupied a liminal staus in between public and private. Now that it has been reenforced by a second, impetentrable fence, I went to record people's stories of the reservoir, search for answers and cause trouble with fellow Friends of Nunhead Reservoir...

 

All music by Mat Riviere

and Mat Riviere and The Owl Box

 

TIME OUT MAGAZINE ARTICLE
PAST TENSE BLOG POST ABOUT THE PODCAST

TRANSPONTINE BLOG POST

SOUTHWARK NEWS ARTICLE

SOUTH LONDON PRESS ARTICLE
Soon to come... , BBC Local News Coverage

 

Links mentioned


Friends of Nunhead Reservoir Facebook Group

Open Nunhead Reservoir 38 degrees petition
New Cross Commoners
New Cross Commoners Nunhead Res Public Meeting blog post by Rosanna Thompson
Save Southwark Woods Campaign
Essy Blog
Essy Blog- Res, by Zac Lewis
Thame Water Defends Tax Credit After 259m Profit Article by Nick Goodway

Still Waters Project as mentioned by James Marriot from Platform London

Free Like Conduit Water by John Tyre
Twitter #NunheadReservoir

Thames Water About Us

Poem: 'Who Steals the Common from the Goose'

 

Thanks for your help and participation in the podcast: Jesse Alston and Zac Lewis (extra special thanks!) Isobel Kent, Constance Laisné, Henry, Jessa Mary Mockridge, Elena Colman, Lewis Schaffer, Eleni Pikrodafnis, Andy Williamson, Anne Lander, Sophia Pearsun, Pete Jamieson, Jake Stanning, Paolo Plot, ‘Laura’, Chris Collier, Florina Tudose, Richard Ammhausan, James Marriot, Sophie Thompson... Thanks also to: John Tyre at Past Tense Press, Rowan Powell, Alex Goodman, Tatiana Baskakova, Malcolm Fernandez, Vytautas Rimkevicius, John Reardon, Vyvian Raoul, and everyone who came to the meeting at The Field

Maps
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Nunhead Reservoir on Google Earth
Nunhead Reservoir on Google Earth
Nunhead Reservoir Google Map
Nunhead Reservoir Google Map
A few photos taken before the new fence
By Andy Worthington
By Andy Worthington
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Nick Street
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By Chris Collier
New Fence going up... and how it was at first still accessible
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Fence completed...with razor wire
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New signs warning of guard dogs
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Police spotted on reservoir and anoymous artwork on the new fence
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Notice of meeting 'Nunhead Reservoir Public Meeting' held at The Field, and mention on Transpontine Blog

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On the Friends of Nunhead Reservoir walk... Putting up banner before reading out poem on enclosures
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Fox who heard our poem and came to see if she could be of any help
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Finally Thames Water have apologised for the new fence...
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Twitter conversations with Thames Water ... click for links...
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Photos submitted by Friends of Nunhead Reservoir
By Jesse Alston
By Jesse Alston
By Jesse Alston
By Jesse Alston
By Jesse Alston
By Jesse Alston
By Jesse Alston
By Jesse Alston
By Jesse Alston
By Jesse Alston
By Jesse Alston
By Jesse Alston
By Jude Woodhead
By Jude Woodhead
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By Nick Street
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By Jesse Alston
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By Jude Woodhead
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By Chris Collier
By Chris Collier
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Nick Street
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