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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.

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.

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?

Who we work with

clients/environment agency, businesses, homeowners, flood action groups, civil engineering projects

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.

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.

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.

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.

'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:

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

Llanddowror, Wales (Natural Resources Wales)

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

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.

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.

UK Flood Barriers at Flood & Coast 2017

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

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.

Community Protection, Huddersfield

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

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

Lakeside Inn

The Lakeside Inn is a popular public house and restaurant located in a rural setting between Gateshead and the North East of England.

Ledbury Rugby Club

Ledbury is an idyllic market town in Herefordshire, home to many quaint historic buildings dating back from the 16th century.

Nottingham Land Registry

UK Flood Barriers have installed a Self Activating Flood barrier to protect the underground car park at Nottingham Land Registry.

Flood Angel® Solutions for your business

With businesses in mind, UKFB have expanded the Flood Angel® range of products specifically for commercial premises.

Ripon Racecourse

Ripon Race Course in Boroughbride, Yorkshire, has been home to some of thRipon Racecourse underwater during September 2012e most exciting races of the country for over 300 years.

Parents Paradise, Watford

A popular soft play centre in Watford, Hertfordshire was forced to close last year following a period of heavy rain that resulted in flooding.

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.

Flood Defence - Protecting homes, businesses and infratructure

Frank Kelly, Chief Executive of UK Flood Barriers, takes a look at the company’s development and industry-leading flood defence solutions

Innovative Manufacturing Partners Win Local Business Award

UKFB were pleased to be invited to join our partners Design & Supply Ltd at their local business awards in Merthyr Tydfil last week.

Kingston Upon Thames, London

The Boatyard in Kingston-Upon-Thames is a new riverside development near Kingston Bridge, boasting idyllic views across the Thames. The scheme was developed by St James, in a joint venture with Berkley Group and Thames Water.

Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire

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

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.

Tonbridge Indoor Bowls Club

Tonbridge Indoor Bowls Club, a club funded entirely by its members opened in 1992.

Protecting your business over the Christmas break

At a time when most businesses close for the festive break we are asking business owners to consider what actions they have taken to protect their assets from potential flooding this Christmas.

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.

Commercial & Infrastructure

Commercial & Infrastructure case studies, case study, projects

Vision & Values

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

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.

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.

Flood Defender Barrier & Wall

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

Contact

Contact us, Head Office, Online enquiry

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.

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.

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.

The new Repair and Renew Grant

Government announces details of its Repair and Renew grant scheme.

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

UK should recognise the value of passive flood defence, says UK Flood Barriers CEO Frank Kelly

Frank Kelly, CEO of UK Flood Barriers, has written an opinion piece for Infrastructure Intelligence highlighting the importance of passive flood defence.

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.

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.

New Build Estate in Boston, Cyden Homes

UKFB have surveyed and installed Flood Defender Barriers for 37 new build properties in Boston, Lincolnshire.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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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