Ferry Lane, Boroughbridge, York

Client: Householder application

Services: Flood Risk Assessment


Project Overview/ Summary: Surface was commissioned to undertake a Flood Risk Assessment for the demolition of an existing property and the erection of a new dwelling located in Flood Zone 3, i.e., classed as ‘high risk of flooding’.

The Flood Risk Assessment utilised flood data for the River Ouse from the Environment Agency and recommended measures, such as raising finished floor levels, to make the property resilient to flooding.

Planning permission was granted by the City of York Council, adopting recommendations from the Flood Risk Assessment.