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

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.

'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.

Waveney, Suffolk

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

Woking, Surrey

Working on behalf of Woking Borough Council, UK Flood Barriers is providing Property Level Protection to 31 properties in the area at risk of flooding.

South Tyneside, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Property Level Protection to 4 commercial 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

Stockton on Tees

Property Level Protection installed to 10 properties in Stockton on Tees, funded by housing association, Thirteen Group.

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.

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Flood mitigation measures to over 80 properties

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

Aylesford

Working together with the Environment Agency, UKFB has surveyed 50 properties to receive property level protection. Flood Angel solutions include the bespoke defender barriers and anti-flood airbricks.

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.

Lamberhurst, Kent

In November 2010 UK Flood Barriers won the competitive tender to undertake a Defra funded Property Level Flood Protection Scheme in Lamberhurst, Kent.

Flood Protection: Stourpaine, Dorset

Property level protection scheme involving 12 properties

Severn Trent Water - Birmingham

UK Flood Barriers is working in conjunction with Severn Trent Water, surveying and installing Property Level Protection to 5 homes in the Midlands

UKFB Helping Flood Victim Protect Home

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

Flood Protection; Steeple Bumpstead, Essex

Following the summer floods of 2007, properties in Steeple Bumpstead were identified by the Environment Agency as being eligible to receive Property Level Protection.

Southend-on-Sea

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

Calderdale

Property Level Protection to 5 properties at risk of flooding.

Northumberland - Durham County

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

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.

St Helens, Merseyside

Working together with the Environment Agency, UK Flood Barriers installed flood mitigation solutions to 10 properties in St Helens as part of a Property Level Protection scheme.

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.

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

Passive Flood Defence Barrier helps to minimise flood damage in Cockermouth

The floods caused by Storm Desmond have affected an estimated 5,200 homes, but we were glad to hear our Passive Flood Defence Barrier proved invaluable to residents in Cockermouth, keeping damage to a minimum.

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.

Tregorrick, Cornwall

The small picturesque village was left scarred by flood levels and some neighbouring areas were victim to up to 6ft of flood waters.

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

Flood Protection - 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.

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.

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.

UKFB on the BBC – sharing our knowledge

UK Flood Barriers have appeared in the press over the past fortnight to get the message about property level protection solutions out to the nation.

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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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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.

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. 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.

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.

Roller Shutter Flood Door

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

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.

Flood Protection - Llanddowror, Wales

Llanddowror is a small, historic village in Carmarthenshire, West Wales. As a county hit badly by recent flooding events, the villages in Carmarthenshire are often on ‘red alert’ whenever heavy rainfall occurs.

Flood Protection - Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Filled with brooks and watercourses, Gloucester is surrounded by flood catchment zones. This proved to be a problem during the floods of 2007 which saw the city badly affected.

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.

Flood Protection - Clifton Medical Practice

Clifton is a small suburb in the City of York.

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:

Flood Protection: 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.

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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.

Flood Protection - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

The scheme was split into two phases in order to accommodate 46 properties.

Flood Protection - Saltwell Crematorium

The crematorium is located on the lower slopes of Gateshead Fell within Saltwell Park in the metropolitan borough of Gateshead in Tyne and Wear.

Flood Protection - Tewkesbury

Tewkesbury was recognised as one of the worst affected areas during the 2007 floods that hit the UK. Its location means the county is vulnerable to flooding as two sizable rivers, the Severn and Avon, are nearby.

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