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Cowley Area, Oxford 2010

This area has been prone to flooding particularly Marsh Road, where intense rainfall upstream of Boundary Brook has produced flash flooding, which has arrived without warning and disappeared within 30 minutes.


Client, Oxford City Council

City Council obtained a government grant for property-level flood resilience measures, to protect 21 homes in Marsh Road, Cowley.


Solution

Property surveys identified number of measures which included installation of Flash Flood Doors. Working closely with the Council and Environment Agency, Flash Flood Doors Limited, carried out a fabrication survey, and installed 39 Flash Flood Doors in a ten day, Construction program, with Positive feedback from the customers, The Council and Environment Agency.


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East Flanshaw, Wakefield 2011

July 2007 flood event affected some 2000 properties in Wakefield, Derwent Grove and Rufford Street in East Flanshaw were amongst the areas devastated by this flood.


Client Wakefield Council

Wakefield Council obtained a government grant for property-level flood resilience measures, to protect 16 homes in Derwent Grove and Rufford Street.


Solution

Property surveys identified various measures which included, installation of Flash Flood Doors, Airbrick replacement, ground floor WC protection from sewer surcharging, service entry protection, mortar joint repair and application of water sealant to the brickwork.

Following our fabrication survey, all the above mentioned measures were put in place, in a 2 week construction program, with positive feedback from the residents and the council.


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