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17Apr

Rising flood waters threaten homes in Gloucestershire in the UK

Should I Buy Home in a Flood Risk Area?

As a company much of our time is spent doing Flood Risk Assessments and Drainage Strategies for commercial planning and developments. However, we are also acutely aware of how flooding and the potential of flooding can effect residential property....

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28Mar

Storm hitting a seafront

2019 Storms So Far…

UK Storms in 2019 A number of storms have already taken place over the UK and Europe in 2019, and the European Environment Agency says over 100 major damaging floods have occurred within the last five years. Whilst we...

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07Jan

2019 Sustainable Drainage (SuDS) for new developments in Wales

2019 Sustainable Drainage (SuDS) for new developments in Wales

Will I need to implement SuDS in my new development? As of 7th January 2019, all new developments comprising more than one building or where the construction area is 100m2 or greater, will require sustainable drainage systems (SuDS).  What...

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08Mar

Draft revised NPPF, March 2018 – Flood Risk in Planning

Draft revised NPPF, March 2018 – Flood Risk in Planning

The 5th March 2018 saw the consultation period open on the long-awaited draft revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) from the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government. The draft revised Framework incorporates policy proposals previously consulted on in...

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