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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.

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

Property Level Protection

Property level protection case studies, 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.

Flood Defender Doors

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

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

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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.

Llanddowror, Wales (Natural Resources Wales)

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

'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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Runnymede, Surrey

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

Preparing For A Flood

It’s easy to assume that you will never be affected by flooding, but 5.2 million properties in England and Wales are at risk

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

UKFB installed Flood mitigation measures to over 80 properties in Barnsley.

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.

Severn Trent Water / North Mids Construction Scheme

Working together with Severn Trent Water and North Mids Construction, UKFB has surveyed and installed flood migitation measures to over 200 properties in the Midlands

Recently Flooded?

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

Non-Return Valve

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

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.

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.

Boston, Lincolnshire

Flood mitigation measures to 360 properties.

Chew Magna, North East Somerset

The village of Chew Magna, to the south of Bristol, has suffered eight flood events within the last 40 years.

Gas safety if your home is at risk of flooding

The UK has seen some terrible flooding in recent years, including last winter when 16,000 houses were flooded during the wettest December in a century.

Stourpaine, Dorset

Property level protection scheme involving 12 properties

Wallington, Fareham Council

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

UKFB Helping Flood Victim Protect Home

UKFB are helping a lady who has been flooded 3 times in 3 and a half years

Rotherham

During June 2009 severe flash flooding caused major disruption to homes in Rotherham.

Southend-on-Sea

Working with Aecom, UKFB have installed property level protection for 150 properties in Southend-on-Sea

Bodenham, Herefordshire

During the summer floods of 2007 Bodenham in Herefordshire was just one of many villages across the UK affected by flooding.

Northumberland - Durham County

Northumberland is currently undergoing a large scale property level protection scheme totalling £50m funded by Northumberian Water.

Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire

Tenbury Wells is a small town in Worcestershire that lies on the south bank of the River Teme.

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.

The Importance of Sump & Pump Systems

Frank Kelly, CEO of UK Flood Barriers, has today appealed to homeowners not to forget the importance of including a Sump & Pump system as part of a property’s holistic flood defence.

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.

Case study: Flood mitigation solutions to listed buildings

At UKFB, we understand the importance of property appearance and historical heritage, with this in mind we look to provide product solutions with little aesthetic impact.

Is your property prepared for the ‘Great British Weather?’

If the last decade has taught us anything, it is to expect the unexpected where the weather is concerned over the last 10 years.

Fact File – The damaging effects of sewer flooding to your property

“Government statistics put the value of assets under risk from sewer flooding at £270m” (Worcester.gov.uk, 2010)

Different strokes for different folks…

With ‘flood season’ in full swing, we take a look at some interesting and extreme lengths property owners have gone to protect their homes and businesses from flooding

You can protect your property from flood! Watch the video

Flooding can happen at any time of the year but rest assured there are solutions available to protect your property.

The importance of sanitising after a flood

Do you know exactly how dirty and infectious flood water can be? The safe restoration of any flooded property is imperative, UKFB offer a solution to combat sanitation safely and effectively.

John Lewis, Leeds

UKFB has worked with Sir Robert McAlpines to install a Self Activating Flood Barrier to protect an underground level of a John Lewis store

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.

Idea floated for canal city scheme…

It’s hard to escape the fact that sea levels are rising and land is sinking with the topic of climate change never far away from our televisions or internet.

Great Ayton, North Yorkshire

Great Ayton is situated in Hambleton District on the edge of the North York Moors National Park in North Yorkshire within commuting distance of the Teesside urban conurbation.

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.

Coastal defences – A solution or a problem?

An interesting article published today by Planet Earth Online discusses the possibility that coastal defences could prove to be a contributing factor to flooding.

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.

Chew Magna, Bath

Flood mitigation measures installed to 71 properties in Chew Magna, Bath as part of a property level protection scheme.

Eathorpe, Warwickshire County Council

The village of Eathorpe in Warwickshire has suffered from flooding several times. UKFB was appointed by the Council to survey and install appropriate flood mitigation.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

UK Flood Barriers at Flood & Coast 2017

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

Community Protection, Huddersfield

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

Hatton Substation

A need for flood defence was identified at Hatton Substation. Working on behalf of Western Power Distribution, North Midland Construction contacted UK Flood Barriers to determine the most appropriate measure.

UK Flood Specialist on the ‘Defensive’ in USA

UK Flood Barriers, already recognised as the Country’s leading flood specialist, continues to grow its reputation for innovation excellence as it unveils its latest Self Activating Flood Barrier (SAFB) installation in New York City.

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.

UK First: Steel Security Flood Door with Fire rating

A first in the UK steel door market, the Steel Security Fire and Flood Door from UK Flood Barriers now offers superior protection against both fire and flood.

'Of around twenty plus shops on our street, ours was the only one to keep the water out'

We’ve received some feedback from a customer in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, who was unfortunately affected by the floods on Boxing Day 2015. She sent us the following testimonial:

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.

Flood protection brochure

Flood protection brochure

Eldon Square, Newcastle

Eldon Square Shopping Centre is Newcastle upon Tyne’s most popular retail centre. Situated on the banks of the River Tyne, it houses over 150 stores.

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.

Dounreay, Scotland

Once the site of a castle, Dounreay has been home to several nuclear research establishments since the 1950’s, many of which have now been, or are in the process of being decommissioned.

Freuchie Mill, Scotland

The small community of Freuchie Mill in Fife, Scotland, was devastated by flooding of the notorious culvert running through its cul de sac in August 2008.

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