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  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The £120 million Oxford flood alleviation scheme, which will reduce flood risk to homes, businesses, and transport in the surrounding area, has moved a step closer, reports the Environment Agency. The Oxford project partnership has just announced that it has secured the funding for the scheme, which will include at least 5 hectares of new habitat […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A £7 million scheme to manage flood risk for 438 properties in Lancashire was officially opened yesterday, July 6, 2017. The Croston Flood Risk Management Scheme, developed by the Environment Agency in partnership with Chorley Council, Lancashire County Council and United Utilities, and in collaboration with the Lower Yarrow Flood Action Group, will benefit residents […]

  • 30 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two Flood Alleviation Schemes (FASs) in Louth and Horncastle have been formally opened on 28 July, following successful completion of the projects. Construction on the £6.5 million Louth scheme and the £8.1 million Horncastle scheme started in summer 2015, and were finalized this month. The two projects were delivered in a partnership of the Environment […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A flood defense scheme in Somerset, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has been recognized in two national awards schemes. The Cannington Flood Defense Scheme, completed earlier this year, has been awarded a 2017 Green Apple Environment Award and is shortlisted in the 2017 BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards. The […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has started work on the £3.8 million scheme to reduce the risk of flooding to over 400 homes and businesses in Totnes. According to EA, the scheme involves improving existing flood defenses along the River Dart from the mainline railway bridge to the Steam Packet Inn. Other measures include providing a new […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major engineering project which protects thousands of Morpeth residents from flooding has scooped a prestigious national award. The Morpeth Flood Alleviation Scheme was named Project of the Year in this year’s ‘Constructing Excellence Awards’ which recognize the very best companies, collaborations and projects, sharing best practice and inspiring others to adopt new and better […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major £95 million flood defense and regeneration scheme for Derby has been approved by Derby City Council’s planning control committee. The innovative ‘Our City Our River‘ Council-led scheme plans to reduce Derby’s flood risk and maximize regeneration opportunities along the River Derwent. The flood defenses would be designed to protect the city against a […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working on a major scheme that will reduce flood risk to the towns of Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing in West Sussex. Since November 2014, the Agency held seven exhibitions and drop-in sessions on the Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. At these events a lot has been said about the new flood defenses, sharing the preliminary design drawings […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of three new flood alleviation schemes that will help protect Calderdale homes and businesses from future flooding has now started on site. The schemes at Pin Hill Lane in Midgley, Woodland View in Hebden Bridge and Burnt Acres Wood in Eastwood, Todmorden are designed to reduce the risk of flooding during severe weather events, […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A ceremony and photo competition are to be held in the Sandwich Guild Hall to celebrate the completion of the town’s new £21.7 million flood defense scheme, one of the largest flood defense scheme in Kent for decades. The Sandwich Town Tidal Defense Scheme has been delivered in partnership by the Environment Agency, Pfizer and […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Secretary and the Chief Executive of the Environment Agency were part of a delegation which yesterday, December 8, visited the the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme. Andrea Leadsom, Sir James Bevan and the local MP Tim Loughton were shown round the site, which is being delivered by Team Van Oord (TVO). “This £31 […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    North Norfolk District Council yesterday presented the latest video demonstrating the work undertaken under the ‘Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management Sandcaping Scheme’. The beaches in front of Bacton Gas Terminal and the villages of Bacton and Walcott have been transformed over the last month as a result of the Sandscaping scheme. The project was executed […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A guided walking tour of Mytholmroyd to share plans for the new £30 million flood alleviation scheme proposed for the village has been hosted for ward councilors, reports the Environment Agency. They were invited to meet the Environment Agency’s project team on Friday, August 18th to share their plans for the project on site and […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is working with partners on a major new scheme that will reduce flood risk to homes and businesses in Oxford, as well as to services and major transport routes into the city. The Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme will cost around £121 million and is one of the biggest flood schemes in the […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    A £3 million sea defense scheme, reducing the risk of flood and coastal erosion to nearly 260 seafront properties in Porthcawl, Wales, has been officially opened by Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths yesterday. The new structure is made up of 5 interlocking pre-cast concrete sections in the form of a terrace, […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A joint venture partnership between Boskalis Westminster N.V. and McLaughlin & Harvey has won a contract for the £30 million inner Peterhead harbor redevelopment project –  Peterhead Scheme 2. The development scheme entails the strengthening and deepening of the port, land reclamation with revetment, widening of the harbor entrance, demolition works and improved services throughout. The harbor […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Having completed an outline design and business case, the Environment Agency is now working on the detailed design for the Lewisham and Catford flood alleviation scheme. The £17.7 million flood alleviation scheme, being delivered in partnership with Lewisham Council, will help manage the risk of flooding to approximately 990 homes. Lewisham Council recently received a grant from […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The next phase of a scheme to increase flood protection for people in more than 600 properties in South East Wales will begin this year, reports the Natural Resources Wales (NRW). The scheme will reduce the flood risk to the low-lying area around the Crindau and Shaftesbury areas of Newport which has suffered several times […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction of a new scheme to improve flood protection for more than 660 properties in South East Wales is set to begin in the autumn. Natural Resources Wales has awarded the £10 million construction contract for the flood scheme in Crindau, Newport, to Galliford Try. The proposed scheme will extend along the banks of the […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is about to launch an online public consultation into the detailed design of the Oxford flood alleviation scheme. According to the report, the EA is calling on communities to have their say on benefits and features that will make up the £120 million project to reduce flood risk to all homes and businesses […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has just released the nominees for the 2017 British Construction Industry Awards. The BCI Awards seek to recognize and reward excellence in project delivery, design, construction and, crucially, delivering outcomes for society. These awards are the only construction industry awards scheme to have the backing of the Prime Minister, through the […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two long-awaited flood alleviation schemes in Louth and Horncastle, to help manage the flow of the river Lud and River Bain at high times, were launched on Tuesday 11th August. Both schemes are being completed by VBA; a joint venture comprising of VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins and form part of the Environment Agency’s Water […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Proposals for a multi-million scheme to protect thousands of properties from flooding from the Humber has been put forward to Hull’s planning chiefs. Planning permission is being sought for a £42 million Humber Hull Frontage Improvement Scheme to improve a 7-8 kilometer stretch of tidal flood defenses in the Humber Estuary. Led by the Environment […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Richmond MP Rishi Sunak visited Stokesley on Friday, 31 July to learn more about the town’s new £3.7m Flood Alleviation Scheme. During the visit, Mr Sunak was shown around areas of the town that will benefit from the scheme by representatives from the Environment Agency. Earlier this month, the government unveiled its long-term plan to […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Environment Agency staff will be setting up a stall near the Forge Mill Farm car park, West Bromwich, on 9 August, from 1pm to 4pm, to talk to local residents and visitors about the progress being made on the Perry Barr and Witton Flood Risk Management Scheme. The completed scheme will reduce flood risk for 1,400 […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    New flood defenses will benefit homes in the Thames Valley to the tune of nearly £300 million, the government announced yesterday.  The new flood defense scheme in Oxford, just one of 162 schemes in the Thames Valley that received the green light yesterday, is worth over £100 million and will protect over 3,000 homes. Government funding […]