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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.

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.

Roller Shutter Flood Door

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Property level protection case studies, project

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.

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

Products

Take a look at some of the most popular flood mitigation products we install

Step-by-step

Protecting your property from flooding need not be daunting, read our step by step guide to protecting your property from flooding.

Flood Defender Barrier & Wall

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

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

Contact

Contact us, Head Office, Online enquiry

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.

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?

Is your business at risk?

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Barriers exhibiting at Flood & Coast 2017

For the 2nd year running, UK Flood Barriers is pleased to be joining a full line up of flood and coastal erosion exhibitors at Flood & Coast in March.

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.

When flooding strikes…will the lights stay on?

The tsunami that resulted in the crisis at the Fukushima nuclear plant was a sobering event for all concerned in the utilities sector.

'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:

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.

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.

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.

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.

Steel Flood Doors

High specification steel flood and fire proof security door for both commercial and industrial applications.

Introducing the first high specification kitemarked security & flood defence door

The Flood Angel® Steel Security & Flood Door now provides the security market with the high specification kitemarked semi passive flood protection they have been waiting for.

UK Flood Barriers Install Flood Defender Door at BRE Flood Resilient House

BRE (Building Research Establishment) has launched a flood resilient prototype house to demonstrate the most effective ways to protect against flooding and limit the disruption caused by a flood.

Lamberhurst, Kent

A scheme involoving 22 properties using a range of Flood Angel® products including; bespoke Flood Defender barriers, flood proof doors, anti flood airbricks, Defender wall, bund wall, vent covers, sealing cable and service entry points

UKFB Helping Flood Victim Protect Home

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

Nottingham Land Registry

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

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.

UKFB score another win with Cockermouth Cricket Club

UKFB are pleased to have been appointed to install flood mitigation measures at Cockermouth Cricket Club.

BBC Countryfile – Putting Flooding in Focus

It was refreshing to see BBC Countryfile on Sunday evening featuring a story from the Building Research Establishment (BRE), taking a pragmatic approach to the issue of flooding and the measures homeowners can take to protect their properties.

Imperial College, London

UK Flood Barriers was appointed by TAG construction to provide a flood defence package for Imperial College London’s basement laboratory.

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.

Industrial flood protection installed at the UK’s leading power and gas supplier in Bath.

A solution developed to provide flood, fire and security protection to industrial and commercial premises.

Burton Substation

UKFB have installed 3 OMO Flood Gates and 5 Steel Security, Fire & Flood Doors to protect Burton Substation.

Tonbridge Indoor Bowls Club

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

Two Castles Housing, Carlisle

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

Project of the Month – Bespoke Doors Offer the Ideal Solution for Housing Association

This month our installation team have been in the North East working on behalf of the UK’s 4th largest housing provider.

Flood Angel® Solutions for your home

UKFB offer a comprehensive suite of solutions to cater for your home. Specialising in Brick, Sewage and Door defence, we have all bases covered! Working together with you, the homeowner, we are able to identify the best products to mitigate against 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.

14 Flood Angel® Flood Defender™ Barriers installed at medical unit.

For this month’s “Project of the month”, we take a look at a series of door defence measures installed at Clifton Medical Secure Unit in York.

Testing

UK Flood Barriers Test Tank facility based in Droitwich fetaures the Flood House and a Self Activating Flood Barrier along with a testing rig.

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Guarantee Protection through GGFI

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