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  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Homes in Much Wenlock, Broadway, Childswickham and Murcot will be better protected from floods thanks to an unprecedented six-year £2.3 billion flood defense program, benefiting Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire and Warwickshire to the tune of over £12 million. Improvements to the scheme in Leominster, just one of 66 projects in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first phase of Exeter’s £30 million flood defense scheme has begun this week with works to deepen the Trew’s flood relief channel. When finished the new scheme will reduce flood risk to approximately 3,000 homes and businesses throughout the city. Phase one will include deepening the existing flood relief channel, lowering the spill weir […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency will today ask the Secretary of State to grant powers to construct and operate the Boston Barrier through a Transport and Works Act Order (TWAO). The Boston Barrier scheme is part of a phased approach to reduce the risk of tidal flooding to approximately 14,300 properties in Boston over the next 100 […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has officially opened over 7 kilometers of new river and sea defenses in the coastal town of Shoreham, helping to keep the community safe from flooding from storms and rising sea levels. The new £45 million scheme will better protect over 2,300 homes and 169 commercial properties, as well as important local […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A repair package of works up to £10 million has been proposed for the Lower River Aire washlands that were affected by devastating floods. Since the flooding in February, Environment Agency staff have inspected and maintained 130km of river banks and identified more than 40 locations on the lower River Aire that require repair work […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Two coastal projects, led by Thanet District Council, are set to take place along sections of both the Ramsgate and Margate coastlines this April to improve resilience from the sea. The first scheme will start in Ramsgate, for approximately 16 weeks, and will focus on improving existing flood defenses. “Specifically, this involves re-facing to the […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    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 […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Llandudno Coastal Forum, working with Conwy County Borough Council and its consultants, will host a public drop-in session at the Victoria Center in Llandudno to introduce the shortlisted options for managing Llandudno’s beaches. The event will take place on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th July between 10am and 4pm. “Officers from Conwy’s Environment, Roads and […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    This video, published by the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP), is showing construction of the new flood defenses at Anchorage Park. It was the first stage of the multi-million pound Flooding and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Scheme being developed across the north of Portsea Island. The major coastal defense project, undertaken by Team Van Oord, included areas along […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has published report finding that the Government is failing to protect communities at risk of flooding, the official UK Parliament Website informs. The Committee warns that a reactive approach to funding for flood defense exposes the Government’s lack of long-term strategic planning to manage flood risk. The Committee found that funding fluctuates […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    VBA’s Lincolnshire Lakes Flood Defense Scheme has been shortlisted for Project of the Year at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2020. The flood defense scheme was designed to increase flood protection for businesses and communities along the banks of the River Trent. Delivered under the Environment Agency’s Water and Environment […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A multi-million pound scheme to build coastal defenses in Withernsea has moved a step closer after East Riding of Yorkshire Council successfully secured £3 million of European funding for the project. The south Withernsea coastal defense scheme will receive funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to go towards the £5.5 million cost of […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just announced that the final outline design for the River Thames Scheme is now complete. According to the EA, the River Thames Scheme will reduce flood risk to people living and working near the Thames. It will enhance the resilience of nationally important infrastructure, contribute to a vibrant local economy and create many […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency contractors have started engineering surveys of the river defenses in Arundel under the phase 1 of the tidal defense scheme. According to the EA, contractors will be working on and near the River Arun for a number of days over a 12 week period. These surveys include drone surveys from the air, […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty has scooped twenty Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) awards this year with five Gold, seven Silver and eight Bronze awards. These annual, national awards recognize companies’ efforts to raise standards in the consideration for the communities in which they work and to improve the performance and overall perception of the industry. Balfour Beatty’s awards, […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Planning applications for the main elements of the Mytholmroyd Flood Scheme have now been submitted, according to the Calderdale Council latest update. The residents can view plans of the Flood Alleviation Scheme and talk to the Environment Agency at its surgeries being held in the Community Centre from 12pm to 3pm on Tuesday and from 9am […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) in conjunction with Fareham Borough Council are undertaking replacement works to the defenses along the River Wallington. According to ESCP, these works will involve removing the existing erosion barrier and replacing it with a like-for-like barrier. The current barrier has reached the end of its serviceable life and is no […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Over the coming weeks Mackley will be publishing a series of updates over the company’s work on the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Flood Defense Scheme. The Shoreham scheme is being carried out by Mackley as part of Team Van Oord, working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, Adur District Council and […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major flood defense scheme that will significantly reduce flood risk in Shoreham and East Lancing has taken a step towards completion this week, with piling works at 2 of the project’s 10 phases now finished. The huge jack-up barge, that has been working to install one of the new tidal flood defense piled walls […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency recently proposed to carry out improvement works to the flood defenses on the Rivers Mole and Ember in East Molesey, Surrey. The plan calls for improvements between Zenith Sluice, west of Hampton Court Way and Viaduct Sluice, north of the railway near River Mole Business Park, a distance of 3.5 kilometers. The proposed […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mackley is making good progress on the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme, according to the company’s latest report. Work is currently taking place at seven of the 10 reaches – or sections – of the scheme, a number of which are nearing completion. The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme is being carried out by Mackley, working as part […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency recently awarded CH2M two significant flood defense projects, Bridgwater Tidal Barrier Appraisal and conducting the Avonmouth-Severnside Enterprise Area Ecology Mitigation and Flood Defense study. “We have a long history of working with the Environment Agency on successful projects to protect local communities from flooding and natural disasters, and these new projects will […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Links between Team Van Oord and the University of Brighton continue to strengthen, with a delegation of first year civil engineering students visiting the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls in December. The £31 million flood defense scheme is being carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just released the latest update on the £12 million Exmouth tidal defense scheme. According to the update, a planning application for the project was submitted on 26 September 2018 to the local planning authority East Devon District Council. The Environment Agency is currently carrying out ground investigation works in the area; these include up […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Nottinghamshire County Council said that a major scheme worth almost £5 million has been given the go-ahead from the government to help protect residents and businesses in Southwell from the devastating effects of flooding.  The news comes after the council led two partnership bids to DEFRA to help push forward plans to transform the town’s flood […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      Homes in Central Anglia, which covers Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire and surrounding areas, will be better protected from floods thanks to an unprecedented six-year £2.3 billion national flood defense program in England announced by the government today. £47 million is set to be invested in Central Anglia alone where new flood defense schemes will help protect […]