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UK Flood Barriers’ acquisition announcement sets tone for Company’s long-term strategic direction

As the Country’s longest established and most successful specialist flood company, UK Flood Barriers is delighted to announce that it has, as part of its long term strategic business vision, acquired Sunderland based Arktek’s Flood Division in a recent merger deal.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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?

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.

Community Protection, Huddersfield

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

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.

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.

UK Flood Barriers is pleased to be featured in Build Magazine as Flood Defence Firm of the Year

The feature, titled ‘UK Flood Barriers: Flooding the Market’ focuses on how the company has become what it is today, and what it is looking to achieve in the future.

UKFB help to hold off the floods in the Philippines

UKFB supplies and installs its world leading flood defence solutions across the globe protecting projects as diverse as a Zoo in Malaysia and a University in America.

UKFB Supporting Young British Talent

UK Flood Barriers is supporting local young talent, Harry Evans from Droitwich, who will be playing for England in the Men’s U18 Junior Touch Rugby Championships.

UKFB presents our Tank Testing Facility!

UKFB have invested time and money into research and development with the aim of providing the most innovative, reliable solutions on the market.

UKFB International brochure

UKFB International brochure

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.

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.

UKFB plays a part in bringing the past into the present

Perran Foundry, Cornwall installs Passive Flood Defence System.

Project of the Month: Ledbury Rugby Club House

This month we are featuring local project, Ledbury Rugby Club as our ‘Project of the Month’. UKFB are currently onsite building and installing various flood mitigation measures to the club house, victim to numerous flood events and flood threats since 1999.

UKFB Passive Flood Defence System - tested & proven flood protection in earthquake situations

UKFB are working with EDF in France as part of a six-year protection project totalling 10 billion euros to protect its nuclear facilities.

UKFB pleased to sponsor Malvern Hills Sports Awards

UK Flood Barriers was pleased to be platinum sponsor of the Malvern Hills Sports Awards, which were held last week, Thursday 14th July, at Malvern College.

Innovation - We Ask Our CEO, Frank Kelly: What Drives Innovation at UKFB?

UKFB are known for our continuous innovation of pioneering flood mitigation solutions

UKFB Staff Blog: The Importance of Twitter as a Tool for Flooding Events

This month our marketing executive, Katherine MacBeth, discusses the growing importance of Twitter in the role of flooding emergencies throughout the world.

UKFB showcase our BSI Kitemark licenced products!

UKFB are passionate about providing only the best flood mitigation solutions to our customers. To help support this we endeavour to hold reputable certification against our products to guarantee trust and quality where possible.

Be bold and think big says UKFB CEO in open letter to David Cameron

Solutions to the winter crisis are already available claims flood expert

UKFB Helping Flood Victim Protect Home

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

Introducing Design & Build to the UKFB website

As our knowledge and experience grows so does our website. UK Flood Barriers now have a team dedicated solely to the Design & Build of bespoke flood defence solutions and a new section on our website has been created to fully profile this expanding service.

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.

UKFB In Northumberland

UK Flood Barriers are deploying more staff to their office in Northumberland

Flood Angel® Solutions for your business

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

Southend-on-Sea

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

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

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.

UKFB install flood mitigation at Chew Magna Fire Station

Chew Magna fire crews will be able to respond more easily to dealing with flooding in the area after a partnership agreement with UK Flood Barriers which has led to floor protection at the village fire station.

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.

UKFB score another win with Cockermouth Cricket Club

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

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.

UKFB Presents: Flood Angel® Survey and installation video

To highlight our unique survey and installation service we created a short film showing the team on location.

UKFB STAFF BLOG: Construction Director, Tom Jarratt shares his views on the importance of passive so

“Systems that have to be constantly put up and taken down are also much more prone to damage that could render them ineffective at the crucial moment.” Tom Jarratt, Construction Director.

UKFB Passive Flood Defence Barrier Successfully “Tested in Anger”

The River Cocker broke its banks, and the Passive Flood Defence Flood Barrier which was designed and installed by UK Flood Barriers, raised several inches to protect the area.

Did you know… the Flood Angel® Flood Defender™ Barrier has 6 different fixing systems?

Through years of experience surveying and installing Flood Angel® products across the UK, UKFB have learnt that a “one size fits all” approach is far from reality.

Sharnford, Leicester

Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, UKFB have been chosen to survey & install flood mitigation measures to 15 properties.

UKFB STAFF BLOG: “My Year In Industry at UKFB” Junior Designer, Charlie Parke looks back on his plac

In September 2012, UKFB welcomed Charlie Parke to the team as part of his BA in Product Design at the University of Nottingham.

Burton Sub Station

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

R&D Centre for Scientific Excellence, Hull

UKFB installed a OMO Flood Gate to protect the new Reckitt Benckiser R&D Centre for Scientific Excellence in Hull

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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