Child safe pond construction
Child safe pond design
Naiad Pond Services - Working with water since 1980
We design and build
child safe ponds in Surrey, West Sussex and Hampshire.
Child safe ponds
A pond attracts children (as it does adults) and offers
opportunity for fun and education. At the same time it represents a hazard - especially to young children. Careful consideration of the
rim profiles at the design stage is of paramount importance as is the accessibility of the pond to children.
There are several grid systems that can be built into a pond (of any shape,
size or depth) to ameliorate the risks to children associated with a pond. There is always an aesthetic penalty to pay for such installations although some are less intrusive than others.
Our preferred option when designing or building a child safe pond and in every case where it is practicable and can be incorporated
sympathetically into the overall design of the garden, is to create a child-proof, adult-friendly garden space around the water.
This solution permits access to the pond by children under adult supervision only.
maintain child safe ponds
in Surrey, West Sussex and Hampshire. We offer a nationwide pond
Child safe pond maintenance and planting
Regular inspection and maintenance of an installed grid system is required in order to ensure that it remains effective. Maintenance
work on a pond with a child safe grille system is always more time-consuming. Plantings in shallow rims make a safer barrier than
a sheer drop into deep water as well as providing excellent habitat for the "mini-beasts" much loved by both children and their
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