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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.

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.

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.

Is your business at risk?

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

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.

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.

Are you at risk of flooding?

Over 5 million people in England and Wales live and work in properties that are at risk of flooding.

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

Why don’t people install flood defences?

A feature on BBC Radio 4 Today show this morning, highlighted some of the reasons people don’t protect their properties, even if they live in a flood risk area.

How to Prepare 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

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Since being established in 2007, UK Flood Barriers has grown to become the UK’s leading specialist flood contractors, project managing multiple high profile contracts across domestic property schemes for both public and private sector organisations at any one time. Working closely with end clients, such as the Environment Agency and local authorities as well as main scheme contractors, we provid

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Since being established in 2007, UK Flood Barriers has grown to become the UK’s leading specialist flood contractors, project managing multiple high profile contracts across domestic property schemes for both public and private sector organisations at any one time.

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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.

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

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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.

Vision & Values

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

Flood Defender Doors

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

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. Together with sister company UKFB International, UK Flood Barriers are strong advocates of ‘passive’ flood defence where the design of the product requires no people and no power to deploy. A must for commercial properties in either remote locations or during unmanned hours of the day.

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

Flood Defender Barrier & Wall

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

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.

Non-Return Valve

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

Contact

Contact us, Head Office, Online enquiry

Roller Shutter Flood Door

Anti- Flood Roller Door is a popular choice when flood protection is required for both business and commercial properties.

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.

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?

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.

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

Waveney, Suffolk

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

Increased flood risk this Winter – has this crossed your mind?

By November last year the average rainfall for 2012 had been 1,202mm, placing it 13th in the list of wettest 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)

UK Flood Barriers welcomes Insurers to Flood Awareness Day

Representatives from across the UK Insurance sector converged on the Head Quarters of UK Flood Barriers this week, looking to improve their knowledge of flood risk and witness a variety of flood mitigation products being put through their paces in a BSI approved Test Tank facility.

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.

Climate Change – Cause of Flooding?

A major rainstorm in Alexandria, Egypt’s second-largest city, meant almost 10 inches of rain fell on the area in just two days.

UKFB Helping Flood Victim Protect Home

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

Everyone is at risk…

The bad news is everyone is at risk from flooding, the good news is there are measures that can be used to mitigate the risk.

UKFB Sponsor Boston Council's March Floodline Lottery Draw

Kathleen Ash has seen the sea trickle over the bank near her home in Chapel St Leonards and understands the unpredictability that goes with the territory so far as flooding is concerned.

Is your home at risk?

At UKFB we take calls every day from people asking for advice and product recommendations to help protect their properties from flooding.

1 in 6 properties are at risk of flooding - Do you know how flooding could affect you?

The Environment Agency has launched a national campaign this month, aimed to increase public awareness and highlight how individuals and communities can take simple actions to reduce their risk and prepare.

Flood mitigation: Quick solutions Vs. Long term investment

For many of those who found themselves at risk or affected by flooding this winter, flood defence solutions that can provide immediate results has been their first port of call.

Could wildlife be key to reduce the risk of flooding?

Whilst opinion is heavily divided an interesting article published by the BBC last month suggested the furry aquatic animal, the beaver, could in fact help to minimise the risk of flooding.

Counting the cost of flood…

After experiencing relatively low levels of flooding this winter, it would be easy to dismiss the devastation of last year’s floods as a one off event but the reality is very different. Currently, around 5.3 million homes in the UK are at risk of flooding and the average annual cost to the economy is over £1.4 billion.

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