Search results for: Skipton

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  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Three schemes from a shortlist of 18 have been awarded for their excellence in civil engineering at the ICE Yorkshire and Humber Awards. Among the awarded projects was the Skipton flood alleviation scheme, which won the Centenary Award. Delivered by Arup on behalf of the Environment Agency, the £13.8m project was designed and built to protect […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A multi-million pound flood defense scheme that will reduce the risk of flooding to homes and businesses in Skipton has been officially opened, according to the Environment Agency. The £17.8 million project, led by the EA, helps to protect 378 homes and 165 businesses in the town center from flooding from Eller Beck and Waller […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to improve flood defenses in parts of Skipton town center in North Yorkshire are set to start in September and local residents and business owners are being invited to a drop-in meeting to see how it will affect them. Four sites in the town center have been targeted for improvements as part of the […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations are currently underway at a silted section of Eller Beck, off Shortbank Road and near the popular walking area The Wilderness. North Yorkshire county councillor Andy Solloway, who represents Skipton West, has welcomed this cleanup project: “I’ve been hassling the Environment Agency to clean up the gully behind Shortbank Road for the last two […]

  • 14 November 2013

    The final phase of the Todmorden Flood Alleviation Scheme is now almost complete and the Environment Agency will use the main contractors, VolkerStevin, to undertake the repair works at Shade. The Environment Agency and Calderdale Council have awarded a contract to Skipton-based engineering consultants, Jeremy Benn Associates, to develop a range of schemes to reduce […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers Yorkshire and Humber has released a shortlist of pioneering projects to be recognized at its annual Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2018. According to ICE, the awards are held every year to showcase the outstanding work done by civil engineers from across the region over the past two years. They are […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    It’s now six months on since the devastating floods of December 2015 and the Environment Agency is embarking on a significant program of repairs to flood defenses damaged by the flooding. More than 9,000 householders and businesses across north and west Yorkshire were affected by the flooding and have spent much of this time dealing […]