Back in December 2010, i decided to undertake a new pond build, as my previous pond, a sleeper built, 1100gal linerd affair, really wasn't working for me. I had lots of issues with koi health, and thought a new build, done properly this time would cure my problems.
The new build was to be located just a few feet from the house, with a window so i could watch the koi in all weather from the sofa in my lounge. It was also an ideal use for what was a bomb site. This is where it all started:
I was quite lucky in that i hadn't gone below the water table, so the hole didn't fill with water. Next the aerated drain was set, DPM laid, and concrete pored. 1m3 in total: