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Property Flood Resilience – Drop in sessions

Wednesday 15th and 22nd May – 2.30 to 7.30pm

Admiral Rodney, King Street, Southwell.

The Southwell Flood Alleviation Scheme is moving forward and one of the initial proposals to be implemented is to design and install Property Flood Resilience measures for a number of homes to help protect them against future flooding.

This work is being joint funded by Nottinghamshire County Council (NCC) and DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) and will be delivered by a specialist contractor, Whitehouse Construction, on behalf of NCC.

These Property Flood Resilience (PFR) measures are designed to complement several other flood mitigation proposals within the town which include both natural and engineered solutions. These are being developed for delivery and will be discussed with the community in due course.

NCC has arranged drop-in sessions for Whitehouse Construction to discuss PFR in more detail and make appointments for flood risk surveys with residents who have received Southwell PFR letters from NCC.

The sessions are focussed primarily for those residents but NCC has confirmed that other residents who were affected by flooding are welcome to attend to find out more about the progress on the design of flood mitigation proposals throughout town.

There will also be representation from Nottinghamshire County Council’s Flood Risk Management Team, Via East Midlands, Trent Rivers Trust and the National Flood Forum to help answer any additional queries you have.

Taking measures to tackle flooding in Southwell

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A muddy field at the highest point overlooking Southwell Minster is the scene of the latest moves in the £4.5m scheme to avoid a repeat of the torrents of water that flooded the town in the summer of 2013. Read more in the Newark Advertiser article about Josh Wells’ work with Trent Rivers Trust on… Read more »

Town Meeting on Flooding – 20th March, 2019

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Town Meeting – Wednesday 20th March 2019 – 18.30 to 20.00 – Southwell Library This is organised by Southwell Town Council as part of their regular Council meeting schedule and will have a particular focus on flooding issues. Southwell Flood Forum SFF will be giving a presentation on the Southwell Road Closure Scheme and Communications… Read more »

Community Event – Improving Flood Resilience in Southwell – 3rd April 2019

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Bramley article – March 2019 Through the “Improving Flood Resilience in Southwell” project, The Southwell Flood Forum, Trent Rivers Trust, National Flood Forum and Nottinghamshire County Council have been working on measures to improve flood resilience within the town. This project is now well underway, and the project managers invite you to Southwell Library on… Read more »

Southwell Flood Alleviation Scheme Summary – April 2018

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Read below or click to download the Southwell Flood Alleviation Scheme Summary Spring 2018  which was distributed via the Bramley newspaper on 4th May 2018. SOUTHWELL FLOOD ALLEVIATION SCHEME UPDATE April 2018 General The Southwell Flood Forum (“SFF”) and Nottinghamshire County Council (“NCC”) believe that it is important that the people of Southwell, and especially… Read more »

Lower Trent & Erewash Catchment – January 2018 Newsletter

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Two articles in this Trent Rivers Trust News January 2018 are included about Southwell Flood Forum. One of the partners in the FRAMES project is Trent Rivers Trust, and we are in the catchment area covered by Lower Trent and Erewash Catchment Partnership The Lower Trent and Erewash is a very large sub-catchment of the… Read more »