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  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Many of the flood risk assets that were damaged in the extreme weather since December are already being repaired by the Environment Agency – with repairs to over 350 defences already completed, restoring protection to over 115,000 homes. A further 650 assets have repairs planned or underway, to restore protection to a further 180,000 properties. […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Funding to develop designs for a new coastal defense scheme which could protect homes from flooding and erosion in Langstone has been secured, the Havant Borough Council (HBC) informs.  The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP), on behalf of HBC, has secured £376,000 made up from a Defra Grant in Aid and the HBC Community Infrastructure […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mackley has welcomed the findings of a report which urges the Government to invest in the upkeep of existing critical flood defenses, as well as investing in new defenses. Published on 9 June, the Environmental Audit Committee report criticizes a ‘reactive approach to funding’ for flood defenses which it says exposes the Government’s lack of […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Teesside business has manufactured flood defenses which will help protect itself and its local community in Port Clarence. Wilton Engineering has fabricated the defenses which will act as a removable section of flood defense along the front of its site. It is part of the Environment Agency’s £3 million flood alleviation scheme designed to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Good progress continues to be made under the Arundel tidal defense scheme (ATDS) with the improvements to the wall at River Road, informs the Environment Agency. According to the update, further deliveries of steel sheet piles were made to site week beginning Monday 4 May. This means that all the steel sheet piles needed to […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work to repair the damaged sea defenses at Southsea seafront has now been completed and the promenade has re-opened in time for the Easter weekend. ​Portsmouth City Council, the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership, Colas and Mackley have worked hard since the sea wall failed on Boxing Day, to stabilize and then repair the sea defenses. […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency is continuing its work to repair flood defences on the South Humber bank which were damaged by December’s tidal surge. So far, more than 7 km of defences have been repaired, from Barton to Goxhill Haven. Work has also started this week on the stretches of flood bank at Far Ings, west […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency’s £30 million project to improve Burton flood defenses are right on schedule, informs the EA. The improved defenses, due to be complete in March 2021, will better protect the people of Burton from the risk of flooding. A spokesperson for the Environment Agency said: “We’re proud to be delivering better flood protection […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    After a summer of investment and building work, the new Burringham flood defense is working effectively and provides the protection it was built for. The new stronger flood defenses faced their first test with this weeks high tides. Huge metal piles have been driven into the ground at Burringham this summer to provide a strong defense against […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has just released a new economic assessment to aid planning for flooding and coastal risk management over the next 50 years. The study uses new climate change, population and mapping data to set out potential future scenarios, assessing how funding could be best allocated to meet these challenges. The long-term investment scenarios report states […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Minister of State at The Office of Public Works & Flood Relief, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, two days ago visited Shannon town, in western Ireland, and the adjacent flood defense embankments fronting the Shannon estuary to announce plans to upgrade those defenses and to construct new defenses for Shannon town. This will be a joint project between […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM Nuttall Mott Macdonald Joint Venture, set up to deliver coastal and fluvial works under the WEM (Water and Environment Management) framework, has been awarded a contract valued at £23 million by Leeds City Council, which it procured using the EA’s WEM Framework procurement facility. The aim of the scheme is to provide 1 in […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The official launch of the Cannington Flood Defense Scheme in Somerset, which reduces flood risk to 200 homes, took place on Wednesday, September 27. This is the first project to be delivered through the Somerset Design and Build Package by Team Van Oord (a joint venture of Kier Group Mackley Van Oord and Royal HaskoningDHV), working […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just announced the completion of its work on the west bank of the River Ouse as part of a major flood defense scheme. The Newhaven flood alleviation scheme has been developed in partnership with Lewes District Council, East Sussex County Council, the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and South East […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    When the Littlehampton Arun East Bank flood risk management scheme was completed in 2015, a section of the tidal wall was left undone as it was expected that it would be delivered as part of a private development. This did not happen so the Environment Agency is stepping in to replace this section of aging flood defense […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is about to hold a public consultation in Wilton, near Salisbury, to explain how it plans to reduce flood risk to local homes and businesses. The consultation on the Wilton flood defense scheme will take place on March 10th 2017, from 3pm to 7pm, at the Cricket Pavilion Recreational Ground. Wilton’s existing […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction work will begin in the new year to improve flood defenses for people in more than 400 properties in St Asaph. The announcement comes after planning permission was granted by Denbighshire Council for new and raised defenses in the city. The contractors, Dawnus, will start work on the new defenses at the end of January, aiming […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has begun work to maintain and replace 25 meters of sandstone cladding on the Frankwell flood defenses in Shrewsbury. The existing flood defenses consist of a flood wall that has a strong concrete core. The work being carried out is replacing the sandstone cladding that covers the main part of the wall, that […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A £21 million flood defense scheme to better protect hundreds of businesses in Sheffield’s Lower Don Valley opened on Thursday, 25 January. The new flood alleviation scheme will benefit more than 500 businesses and safeguard around five thousand jobs, key roads in and out of the city and homes along a five mile stretch of […]

  • 9 April 2014

    The Environment Agency will be inspecting more than 30,000 flood defence assets across the south west. This will include defences around the whole south west coast from Bristol to Bournemouth and along the many thousand miles of main-river within the region. Flood defences across the South West have been put under significant pressure following the […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is continuing work on the Marlow flood alleviation scheme that is designed to reduce the impact of flooding to 287 properties. Since the last update and a flood defense wall was built along the Thames Path, the EA has also completed the installation of steel sheet piling to continue the flood defense towards […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency today (April 5) officially marked the opening of £4.8 million Starcross and Cockwood flood defense scheme. The new coastal defenses include 4 new flood gates, newly raised ground, slipway improvements and nearly 600 meters of raised and refurbished flood walls. Alongside the project’s flood defense benefits, the scheme has included work to enhance […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency held a public drop-in session on November 8th to explain to the community of Calstock how potential works could reduce flood risk to local homes and businesses, and benefit the environment. The EA is proposing to move the current embankment, which is in poor condition and needs replacing, back from the river, allowing […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is launching a major flood defense scheme in Hull after securing £36.5 million in Government funding. Work will begin this autumn on repairing flood defenses that lie within a 7.5km stretch of the River Hull. The first phase of the project will be complete by 2019, and additional phases of work will […]