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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.

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.

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

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.

UKFB Helping Flood Victim Protect Home

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

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.

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.

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

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

Llanddowror, Wales (Natural Resources Wales)

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

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.

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.

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.

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)

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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