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Contracting

As the UK’s leading flood contractor, UK Flood Barriers works with a range of clients delivering PLP schemes incorporating anything from one to 500 properties.

Flood Defender Doors

Specially designed flood doors suitable for use in both residential & smaller commercial properties.

Flood Defender Barrier & Wall

The Flood Defender Wall is a demountable flood barrier system, easy to deploy, lightweight and robust.

Non-Return Valve

A non-return valve will prevent the backflow of sewage back up the system into a property during a flood

Llanddowror, Wales (Natural Resources Wales)

Working for Natural Resources Wales, UKFB surveyed and installed flood mitigation to 10 properties in Llanddowror, Wales.

Flood Angel® Flood Defender™ Barrier FAQ’s

The Flood Angel® Flood Defender™ Barrier is one of our most popular door defence products. Manufactured bespoke and requiring trained professional survey and installation, this key product often generates similar queries from our customers.

The Changing Face of UK Flood Defence

For many homeowners who live in high flood risk areas, sandbags and make shift barricades have been an all too familiar sight for far too long.

Lower Thames

The Lower Thames scheme has been put into place by the Environment Agency to help reduce the risk of flooding to over 20,000 homes near Heathrow.

Products

See some of the most popular flood mitigation products we install, ranging from the self activating flood barrier to anti-flood airbricks.

Project Management

Working in partnership with our sister company, specialist flood consultancy UKFB International, we deliver high profile flood mitigation contracts for a wide range of private sector clients including leading players in the utilities and transport sectors as well as community contracts for local authorities and the Environment Agency.

Who we work with

clients/environment agency, businesses, homeowners, flood action groups, civil engineering projects

Clients

As market leading experts, UK Flood Barriers has extensive experience working with a portfolio of major clients on a variety of projects and schemes. We understand a ‘one size fits all’ approach simply doesn’t work and that flexibility is paramount. Project management services are therefore tailored to suit the individual requirements of the client – be it the Environment Agency or a major UK or

Commercial & Infrastructure

Commercial & Infrastructure case studies, case study, projects

Property Level Protection

Property level protection case studies, project

Commercial & Infrastructure

As one of the UK’s leading flood contractors, we have extensive experience in delivering major contracts to protect businesses, infrastructure and communities nationwide. Working in partnership with many of the UK’s leading building contractors, we are recognised as the ‘go to’ flood experts who ensure innovation, professionalism and quality workmanship in brought to every project.

Property Level Protection

Property Level Protection, or PLP as it is often called, refers to inter-dependent product-based measures that can be taken to mitigate flood risk to a residential property.

Vision & Values

To lead the flood defence sector by providing the most effective and intelligent range of flood defence solutions.

Contracting

Working in partnership with our sister company, specialist flood consultancy UKFB International, we deliver high profile flood mitigation contracts for a wide range of private sector clients including leading players in the utilities and transport sectors as well as community contracts for local authorities and the Environment Agency.

Project Management

UK Flood Barriers has a reputation for thoroughness. We understand flexibility is key and a ‘one size fits all’ simply doesn’t work. We tailor our project management services to dovetail in line with the client – be it the Environment Agency, a local authority or a contractor. With round the clock access to sister company, UKFB Internationals’ design team; UK Flood Barriers is also able to call up

Businesses

UK Flood Barriers recognise the importance of flood protection 24/7, especially when businesses are closed. UK Flood Barriers are strong advocates of ‘passive’ flood defence where the design of the product requires no people and no power to deploy.

Commercial Product Solutions

As leading UK flood experts UKFB are strong advocates of “passive” flood defence where the design of products requires no people and no power to deploy.

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property level protection schemes, commercial & infrastructure schemes, projects, case studies

UKFB International

UKFB International is recognised as one of the country’s leading flood consultancies. Its team of specialist designers, engineers and project managers work with clients across a range of sectors to develop and deliver industry leading flood mitigation solutions.

Homeowners

UK Flood Barriers has successfully surveyed and installed flood mitigation to over 5000 homes comprising almost 100 property level protection schemes in the UK. As the ‘flood experts’, UK Flood Barriers work in partnership with local authorities and the Environment Agency to manage survey through to installation and maintenance always ensuring the needs of the homeowner are considered.

Products

Take a look at some of the most popular flood mitigation products we install

PLP Product Solutions

See our image of a ‘typical’ house highlighting areas of potential water ingress into a property and the types of flood defence products UK Flood Barriers can install to minimise the risk of flood damage.

Step-by-step

Protecting your property from flooding need not be daunting, read our step by step guide to protecting your property from flooding.

Recently Flooded?

We have extensive experience helping homeowners protect their property from flood risk with Government grant funding. Get in touch.

Flood Gates

One Man Operational (OMO) Flood Gates are a particularly effective solution; versatile, high strength, lightweight flood gates that are easy to install, operate & maintain.

Contact

Contact us, Head Office, Online enquiry

Self Activating Flood Barrier

The Self Activating Flood Barrier (SAFB), is a bespoke, multi-purpose solution designed to help manage flood risk across the globe.

Are your facilities prepared for floods?

Last year was the UK’s second wettest since records began, affecting almost 8,000 thousand homes and businesses.

Trewerry Mill, Cornwall

Trewerry Mill is a Grade II listed holiday cottage based in St Newlyn East, Cornwall. Positioned between a brook and a wooded, tranquil valley, Trewerry Mill is a popular holiday destination booked out for most of the year.

Tom Jarratt, UKFB Technical Director on BBC Wiltshire

Tom Jarratt, UKFB Technical Director, was interviewed by Ian Longdon on BBC Wiltshire on Monday, discussing ‘how have flood defences developed?

Is your business at risk?

Did you know the cost of flood damage to SMEs following last winter was over £830 million?

Cockermouth, Cumbria

A key section of an Environment Agency (EA) and local authority partnership funded flood defence scheme has recently been completed in Cockermouth, Cumbria.

'The flood defences you installed have had their first major test - and they performed beautifully'

We’ve received some excellent feedback from a customer in Mirfield, West Yorkshire, who had flood mitigation measures installed by us three years ago, and was delighted that the Sump & Pump protected her property from flooding through the cellar.

Preparing your property for a flood…

1 in 6 homes in England and Wales are at risk of flooding according to the Environment Agency. There are a number of ways you can prepare your home and business for flooding – that don’t just include flood mitigation measures.

Don’t Leave Your Flood Protection Unprotected

Like any product which forms part of a building, be it your washing machine or even the roof of your property, these all require a certain degree of maintenance.

First Generation Passive Barrier listed in top 5 interesting flood defences

As part of the Environment Agency’s national campaign to increase public awareness on flooding and the actions that can be taken, they have created this interesting infographic.

UK Flood Barriers at Flood & Coast 2017

For the second year running, UK Flood Barriers was pleased to exhibit at Flood & Coast 2017.

Minister of Employment visits the passive flood defence system in Cockermouth

Ester McVey MP visited Cockermouth to see for herself the passive flood defence system we designed, manufactured & installed following the floods of 2009.

Follow up… UKFB Helping Flood Victim Protect Home

Back in January, UK Flood Barriers helped Todmorden resident Kathleen Simpson with flood protection measures for her home after she had been flooded 3 times in 3 and a half years.

The new Repair and Renew Grant

Government announces details of its Repair and Renew grant scheme.

Community Protection, Huddersfield

UKFB installed an OMO Flood Gate to protect a collection of homes and offices in Huddersfield.

Why we are Pro Passive…

The Sandbag - What was once considered a cheap, quick fix option is no longer considered a practical or effective solution for keeping flood water out of properties

UK should recognise the value of passive flood defence, says UK Flood Barriers CEO Frank Kelly

Frank Kelly, CEO of UK Flood Barriers, has written an opinion piece for Infrastructure Intelligence highlighting the importance of passive flood defence.

VIDEO: How Flood Angel® Products Work

With an extensive product range, using different methods to mitigate against flooding, we needed a simple way to show the working dynamics of each product.

Unique protection methods with the Flood Angel® Flood Defender™ Barrier

Our bespoke Flood Defender™ Barrier is typically used to protect front and rear doorways from flooding, however, the barrier has provided a solution for a number of different apertures for property owners.

Waveney, Suffolk

Working together with Waveney District Council to install Property Level Protection to up to 140 at risk properties.

Cornwall - Repair & Renew Grant Scheme

Following the release of the Repair & Renew Grant early this year, a scheme is underway across Cornwall involving 35 properties.

Clifton Medical Practice

UKFB were contacted by Balfour Beatty, the main contractor for the project, to specify flood defence solutions for the new build medical centre.

Runnymede, Surrey

Property level protection installed to several properties as part of the Runnymede flood defence scheme.

Haltwhistle, Northumberland

The Northumberland market town of Haltwhistle was hit by flash floods in June and July 2012 with residential area, known locally as “The Mart”, particularly badly affected.

New Flood Angel® Anti –Flood Airbrick Model

The Research and Development team at UK Flood Barriers are always looking at new ideas and ways to improve products in the Flood Angel® range.

Hereford

UK Flood Barriers offered support to a family who were victim to catastrophic flooding in Hereford last August by donating and installing innovative Flood Angel® Flood Defender™ Barriers.

UKFB help to hold off the floods in the Philippines

UKFB supplies and installs its world leading flood defence solutions across the globe protecting projects as diverse as a Zoo in Malaysia and a University in America.

Project of the month - Flood Angel® range provides flood mitigation solutions for Natural Resources

This month, our installation teams have been in Wales, installing a range of flood mitigation solutions to ten properties in the small town of Llanddowror.

Flood Angel® Brick defence FAQ’s

Second in our series of questions our customers have been asking us we now take a look at our Brick Defence range.

Boldon, South Tyneside Council

UK Flood Barriers was appointed to survey and install Property Level Protection measures to 8 properties in the badly affected Reay Crescent.

New Adaptable Protection for Sewage Backflow

The new Flood Angel® 160mm/110mm Non-Return Valve is the UK’s only adaptable non-return valve that gives the benefit of passive protection with an integral self-activating flap powered only by flood water.

Boston, Lincolnshire

Flood mitigation measures to 360 properties.

Product of the month – Flood Angel® Flood Defender™ Wall

Following a number of recent installations, we are taking a look at our Flood Angel® Flood Defender™ Wall.

Wallington, Fareham Council

Wallington is a village situated between Portsmouth and Southampton, part of the Borough of Fareham.

Introducing the first high specification kitemarked security & flood defence door

The Flood Angel® Steel Security & Flood Door now provides the security market with the high specification kitemarked semi passive flood protection they have been waiting for.

UK Flood Barriers Install Flood Defender Door at BRE Flood Resilient House

BRE (Building Research Establishment) has launched a flood resilient prototype house to demonstrate the most effective ways to protect against flooding and limit the disruption caused by a flood.

Lamberhurst, Kent

A scheme involoving 22 properties using a range of Flood Angel® products including; bespoke Flood Defender barriers, flood proof doors, anti flood airbricks, Defender wall, bund wall, vent covers, sealing cable and service entry points

Ledbury Rugby Club

Ledbury is an idyllic market town in Herefordshire, home to many quaint historic buildings dating back from the 16th century.

Flood Angel Awarded 5 Years of Excellence from BSI

Flood Angel, the UK’s leading manufacturer of Kitemark certified flood mitigation, was presented a ‘5 Years of Excellence’ Certificate from BSI this afternoon.

Flood Angel® Solutions for your business

With businesses in mind, UKFB have expanded the Flood Angel® range of products specifically for commercial premises.

The Flood Angel® Anti-Flood Airbrick continues to lead the market

As a provider of the most comprehensive range of flood mitigation measures we are continually working hard to develop our own Flood Angel® product range.

Ripon Racecourse

Ripon Race Course in Boroughbride, Yorkshire, has been home to some of thRipon Racecourse underwater during September 2012e most exciting races of the country for over 300 years.

UKFB install flood mitigation at Chew Magna Fire Station

Chew Magna fire crews will be able to respond more easily to dealing with flooding in the area after a partnership agreement with UK Flood Barriers which has led to floor protection at the village fire station.

Durham Rowing Club

Built in the 1960’s, and situated on a bend of the River Wear, Durham Rowing Club first fell victim to flooding in the summer of 2009 when the river rose to its highest level ever recorded.

BBC Countryfile – Putting Flooding in Focus

It was refreshing to see BBC Countryfile on Sunday evening featuring a story from the Building Research Establishment (BRE), taking a pragmatic approach to the issue of flooding and the measures homeowners can take to protect their properties.

Bolton-On-Dearne, Barnsley

UK Flood Barriers were awarded the project to fit flood mitigation solutions to 66 properties in Bolton-On-Dearne, a small parish village situated in Dearne Valley, Barnsley.

UKFB Presents: Flood Angel® Survey and installation video

To highlight our unique survey and installation service we created a short film showing the team on location.

Did you know… the Flood Angel® Flood Defender™ Barrier has 6 different fixing systems?

Through years of experience surveying and installing Flood Angel® products across the UK, UKFB have learnt that a “one size fits all” approach is far from reality.

Sharnford, Leicester

Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, UKFB have been chosen to survey & install flood mitigation measures to 15 properties.

Is Britain Flood Ready? A resilience event for business

UK Flood Barriers is pleased to be involved in the BITC Resilience event, ‘Is Britain Flood Ready?’, which is being held at BRE Innovation Park on 26th April.

Product development highlight – How Flood Angel® Anti-Flood Airbrick was developed for a cellar hatc

Since 2007 UK Flood Barriers have installed flood mitigation solutions to hundreds of properties up and down the country. Each Property Level Protection (PLP) scheme has been different, with many requiring bespoke solutions to meet the customers’ needs.

Industrial flood protection installed at the UK’s leading power and gas supplier in Bath.

A solution developed to provide flood, fire and security protection to industrial and commercial premises.

Benwell Resource Centre, Newcastle

The Resource Centre is situated in the Newcastle suburb of Benwell to the west of the city centre and has been flooded on two occasions.

Lidl, Oban, Scotland

UK Flood Barriers was appointed by contractors Dickie & Moore to provide flood protection measures for a new build Lidl Store in Oban, Scotland.

9 Year Anniversary of UK Flood Barriers

This year marks 9 years since UK Flood Barriers was established, which coincided with the summer floods of 2007, when torrential downpours caused widespread flooding throughout the country.

Two Castles Housing, Carlisle

UK Flood Barriers has worked with Two Castles Housing in Carlisle to survey & install flood protection to 47 properties.

Patcham, Brighton & Hove City Council

UKFB was appointed to provide flood mitigation measures to 25 listed properties in the Conservation Area area of Patcham.

UKFB End of Year Review

With the end of the financial year fast approaching, the UK Flood Barriers team wanted to use the opportunity to update you on some of the key highlights that have made 2015/16 the company’s most successful ever.

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