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  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jackson recently completed works on a £1.3 million flood defense scheme in Cleethorpes aimed to protect hundreds of homes and businesses on behalf of the North East Lincolnshire Council. Work to replace the existing timber groyne started on Monday, April 24th 2017. The old groyne was replaced with a Y shaped groyne, made from rocks, which […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    On 9 July 2017, visitors to Burton’s famous regatta had an opportunity to find out about the planned £17 million improvement works to the town’s flood defenses, the Environment Agency said in its latest release.  Staff from the agency were at the event to discuss the scheme and also spread awareness about being more flood resilient. […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord (TVO) is making excellent progress on a £2.4 million flood prevention scheme in Birmingham. The scheme at Selly Park South is one of four currently being carried out by TVO in the West Midlands – the others are in the town of Rugeley in Staffordshire, […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Properties in Godalming, Surrey, England, will be better protected from flooding thanks to a brand new flood alleviation scheme. The construction of the scheme cost approximately £4.5 million and the Environment Agency contributed approximately a third of the cost, through government grant-in-aid. Godalming flood alleviation scheme was officially unveiled Friday, October 11th 2019, by the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Atkins – a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group – has won a place on a new Environment Agency (EA) framework which will continue to deliver a £2.6 billion program to better protect homes from flooding and coastal erosion. Effective from April 2019, the EA’s Next Generation Supplier Arrangements (NGSA) will form the basis of new […]

  • 18 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will hold 3 drop-in sessions this month in Hildenborough and Tonbridge to discuss plans for the scheme that will better protect properties in the area from flooding. The existing Leigh Flood Storage Area currently reduces flood risk to approximately 1,200 homes and businesses in Tonbridge. Working in partnership with Kent County Council […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency, in partnership with Lewes District Council, is working on the Newhaven flood alleviation scheme, designed to provide a 1-in-200-year standard of protection. Following completion of the work on the west bank of the River Ouse, the EA is now shifting focus on the east bank. Area 1: A26 to Energy Recovery Facility, currently under […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working with Port of Blyth to build the new flood wall, which will protect the coastal town from tidal flooding. According to the EA, the work has started on this £600,000 flood scheme which will protect homes and businesses in a Northumberland coastal town from tidal flooding. The project in the Cowpen […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rugeley flood scheme, which protects more than 270 homes and businesses, has won the Institution of Civil Engineers West Midlands sustainability award. This award recognizes the partnership way of working achieving multiple benefits to the town and the people of Rugeley. Before the £5.2 million project was completed, the risk of flooding to the town hampered […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) will be holding a series of public events over the next couple of days about the North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defense Scheme. The team behind the scheme will organize two information events this week about the next phase of the project, which will run from Kendall’s Wharf along the […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cork City Council is seeking Part 8 planning permission for a €6 million Morrison’s Island Public Realm and Flood Defense Project. The proposed scheme includes the remedial/strengthening works to the existing quay walls and the construction of integrated flood defense works. These quays are the lowest lying in the city center and are a source of […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has now finalized and adopted the Medway Estuary and Swale Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy (MEASS). This sets out the best economic, environmental and technically appropriate approach to managing flood and coastal erosion risk over the next 100 years. As reported, the strategy identifies the best technical solutions for flood […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A multi-million pound defense to help protect residents in the Catterick area from flooding and keep traffic moving on one of England’s main north-south routes has been officially opened today, Friday 27 April. It is the first time Highways England and the Environment Agency have worked together on a jointly-funded flood scheme. The new flood […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Plans have been unveiled by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) to further reduce the risk of tidal flooding in the Isca Road area of Caerleon. The proposals will see the defenses in Isca Road and Lulworth Road, Caerleon, improved by creating new flood walls and raising and replacing parts of the existing flood walls and embankments. […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work is underway on a £2 million scheme to refurbish the flood defense embankment in Stansgate, Essex, offering a higher level of protection to people living nearby, informs the Environment Agency. The work is taking place along a stretch of coastline west of the Stansgate Abbey Road, north of Steeple, and is expected to last […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme is a flood defense scheme in the town of Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex. The scheme covers 7.2 km of the river Adur. 1.8 km on the east bank between Coronation Green and the A27 Road Bridge, and 5.4 km on the west bank between the river mouth and the […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major new £600,000 flood scheme which protects homes and businesses in a Northumberland town from tidal flooding is complete, reports the Environment Agency. The previous 180m flood wall in the Cowpen area of Blyth has been upgraded and extended to create a 380m wall to reduce the risk of flooding to the town. When […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will hold several meetings in January on a potential future scheme that should reduce the risk of flooding from Marton West Beck. In its latest release, EA invited Middlesbrough residents to flood scheme drop-ins, asking for their views on a potential future flood scheme. Representatives from the Environment Agency, Northumbrian Water and Middlesbrough Council will be available […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction of the Exeter flood defense scheme is now well advanced with completion of the whole scheme expected at the end of 2018, reports the Environment Agency. The project – a partnership between the Environment Agency, Devon County Council and Exeter City Council – will reduce the risk of flooding to more than 3,200 […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new scheme that will improve flood protection, boost wildlife habitats and create 160 hectares of new saltmarsh, was opened Thursday, 21st September, at Hesketh, in Lancashire. The £6 million scheme that will not only create the new saltmarsh habitat but strengthen sea defenses is a partnership project between the RSPB, Natural England and the Environment […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is about to complete work on the £5.2 million Rugeley flood defense scheme. “We will largely complete construction work on the scheme by end of December 2017, with some minor work to take place in January 2018,” reported the EA. The project involved construction of a 350m long embankment, which is 4m high […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Improvements to flood defenses are underway this week as the Environment Agency starts work on a new wall to protect residents from flooding in the village of Glenridding in Cumbria. The new flood defense wall, which will be 140 meters in length and a meter above the ground, is designed to provide flood protection to […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mott MacDonald has been appointed by North Lincolnshire Council to design a £13 million flood defense scheme near Scunthorpe, UK. The company will undertake the detailed design of flood defenses, with associated ground investigation studies, for 3.6km of the River Trent between the M180 and the southern boundary of Keadby Bridge. Other services the consultancy will […]