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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.

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.

'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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

Southend-on-Sea

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

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.

Two Castles Housing, Carlisle

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

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.

Cowbridge, Wales

Redevelopment of the dilapidated former Royal British legion Club in Cowbridge was proposed in 2008 to provide much needed residential accommodation in the town centre.

Product of the month – Passive Flood Defence Midi

Providing 24/7 flood protection at a Ledbury Rowing Club, ISOS Housing Group and residential properties in the south, this passive solution has been a product of choice over recent months.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Runnymede, Surrey

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

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)

Stockton on Tees

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

“I won’t flood, I live on a hill….”

Something we hear on a regular basis at UKFB, however the truth is flooding can occur at any time to any property.

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