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  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Surrey County Council’s cabinet is set to agree £270 million of funding for long term flood risk management work across Surrey to protect homes and roads. That includes a contribution to the River Thames Scheme, which will reduce flood risk to 15,000 properties and tens of thousands of people living and working near the Thames. […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on the Godalming Flood Alleviation Scheme are now in the finishing stages, according to the Environment Agency. The project is being carried out by Mackley working as part of Team Van Oord and on behalf of a partnership comprising the EA, Surrey County Council, Waverley Borough Council, Godalming Town Council, Thames Water, Scottish […]

  • 24 July 2019
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    Survey works are starting at a listed bridge in Bradford, to create a detailed design to reduce flood risk in the area for the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme, informs the Environment Agency. The work is being carried out by contractors BMMjv at Apperley Bridge and is expected to last 4 weeks. The survey is being […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A major milestone has been reached as construction work gets underway on the Environment Agency’s York Flood Alleviation Scheme, in partnership with City of York Council. Contractors have started preparing to raise and improve flood defenses from Westgate Apartments to the Park Inn hotel on North Street, reported the EA today. This section of the […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction of one of the biggest flood defense schemes in the country was officially launched by the Environment Minister in Hull on Thursday, 16 May. The £42 million Hull Frontage Flood Defense scheme will see the height of defenses raised along more than 4 miles of the Humber foreshore from St Andrew’s Quay and Victoria […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senior councilors in Leeds will be asked to approve proposals to proceed with the next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme at a meeting next week. At its meeting at Civic Hall on Wednesday 13 February, the council’s executive board will discuss a two-step plan which aims to provide Leeds with a one-in-200-year level […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mott MacDonald has just reported that the work on £16 million Greatham South Flood Alleviation scheme has been completed. The BAM Nuttall Mott MacDonald (BMM) joint venture was commissioned by the Environment Agency in 2017 to design and build the second and final phase of the management scheme which addresses flooding concerns in Port Clarence […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work on a new £4.5 million flood alleviation scheme in the Surrey town of Godalming has recently got underway – with the local MP Jeremy Hunt paying a visit to site on 9 November. Situated on the River Wey, Godalming has a long history of flooding, with four notable events in recent years (1968, 1990, […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A public information event about the forthcoming Church Street – Whitby Flood Alleviation Scheme will be held on Wednesday, 31 October, between 10.30am and 7.00pm at Whitby Merchant Seaman’s Hospital Houses on Church Street, Scarborough Borough Council informs.  Whitby has a long history of tidal flooding, with records back to the 1800s. Tidal flooding of […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Progress with work to protect local people and businesses from flooding will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Flooding Scrutiny Panel set for today.  Commenting the latest news, Cllr Geraldine Carter, Chair of the Panel, said: “Protecting Calderdale communities from the terrible impacts of flooding is such a vital part of what the Council and partner organizations […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working with Hertfordshire County Council to develop proposals for a flood alleviation scheme for Little Hadham in conjunction with a bypass on the A120. Planning permission for the scheme was received in January 2017. The villages of Little Hadham and Hadham Ford have suffered from flooding from the River Ash and its […]

  • 7 August 2018
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    The Environment Agency, in partnership with Calderdale Council, will tomorrow (August 8) hold a drop-in session for people living in the Stubbing Holme Road neighbourhood of Hebden Bridge about the upcoming flood alleviation scheme. The drop-in event, to be held from 3pm until 7.30pm, is taking place at the Hebden Royd Methodist Church, Bridge Lanes. This is […]

  • 16 July 2018
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    The construction works continue on the Newhaven flood alleviation scheme, which is aimed to reduce the risk of flooding to approximately 430 homes and 390 businesses in and around the East Sussex. According to the Environment Agency, the works on the west bank are complete and the focus is now on the east bank. Area 1: A26 […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has released further details for three sections of its £45m York Flood Alleviation Scheme and is holding a public drop-in to give information and get feedback on proposals. As well as the work the Environment Agency is doing on the Clementhorpe, New Walk and North Street sections of the £45m York Flood […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    VBA, a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has started design and build work on the Environment Agency’s £30 million flood defense scheme in Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire. The Calder Valley scheme will protect up to 400 homes and businesses and sustain economic growth. Following initial drainage works, the project in its entirety […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency, together with its partners, is working on a project that will reduce the risk of flooding directly from the river (fluvial) and indirectly from overwhelmed surcharged local drainage systems in Guildford town center. According to the EA, the design of the scheme is at an early stage of option selection but investigations have […]

  • 11 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work has started on site on a £2.5 million project which will help protect around 100 homes and businesses in a South Tyneside community from flooding. Monkton flood alleviation scheme will also see a section of the Bede Burn running underground opened up – known as ‘daylighting’ – and green space created for the community […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lincolnshire County Council has unveiled a £1 million project to protect residents of Lincoln from flooding. The Stamp End Flood Alleviation Scheme is designed to protect 119 homes from the type of adverse weather which caused untold damage to homes and local businesses in 2007. Speaking at the unveiling of the scheme, executive member for […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Otley residents and businesses are being invited to come along to hear about the latest on flood risk reduction plans at a drop-in event on Thursday 1 March. According to the Environment Agency, visitors to the drop in will have an opportunity to see how feedback from the last event in October has helped to shape […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will today host a drop in session for residents in Clementhorpe to discuss plans for the £45 million York Flood Alleviation Scheme. Options for the first cell of the new flood defenses (Skeldergate Bridge, along Terry Avenue, past Millennium Bridge) will be on show from 2-8pm at Clementhorpe Community Center in York. After the […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Broadland Flood Alleviation project has been honored with an ICE Exceptional Merit Award – the highest level of award, announced yesterday the Institution of Civil Engineers. The Broadland scheme provides long-term flood defenses for rural communities across 30,000-hectares of Norfolk and Suffolk. According to ICE, the project includes over 240 kilometers of floodbank with reused and […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Highland Council and Pitmain Estate announced today that the final phase of the work to construct the Kingussie Flood Alleviation Channel is now underway. The jointly-funded project between the Council and Pitmain Estate is located on the estate’s land above the village of Kingussie. McGowan Ltd. of Aviemore carried out phase 1 of the construction in June and July. This phase saw the formation of a section of the diversion channel between the Allt Mor and Loch Gynack. […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is holding a public drop-in session at Calstock next week to explain how potential works could reduce flood risk to local homes and businesses, and benefit the environment. According to EA, the current embankment by the River Tamar which protects Calstock from flooding is in poor condition and needs replacing. Dan Boswell of […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working in partnership with Hampshire County Council, Test Valley Borough Council, local flood action groups and other partners to develop a permanent flood scheme for Romsey. According to the EA, the main flood risk in Romsey is from the River Test. As a chalk river, the Test is influenced by high […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working with its partners to develop the River Wey flood alleviation schemes that will reduce flood risk to local communities. According to EA, there are 1,261 properties at risk of flooding in Godalming, Guildford and Byfleet and Weybridge. Road networks, schools, public buildings, businesses and critical infrastructure are also at risk. […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work starts today on a £22 million flood alleviation scheme for the East Riding and Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire Council said in its latest release. The three-year scheme, costing £22 million, will be delivered in three phases. The first phase of the scheme will be undertaken by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s contractor, […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has just reported that the £7 million Northwich Flood Alleviation scheme was officially opened last Friday, June 30. Cheshire West and Chester Council Leader Samantha Dixon, Jane Myerscough-Illidge Mayor of Northwich and officials from the Environment Agency were in the town for the official launch. The scheme is made up of 1.7km of […]

  • 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 […]