Flood Risk Assessments

Over 5 million properties are at risk from flooding in England, Scotland and Wales and this is set to increase through climate change and development. Our flood risk specialists will give you cost effective advice on the measures you can take to manage the risk to your development, home or business.

We’ve used our inside knowledge of flood policy and planning authority requirements to gain planning approval for our customers throughout the UK, from major developers to individual homeowners.

Our full range of flood risk services, include:

  • flood risk assessments in accordance with National Planning Policy Framework (England) and Scottish Planning Policy 7 (Scotland);
  • flood consequence assessments in accordance with Technical Advice Note 15 (Wales);
  • flood modelling using the latest software and techniques;
  • property-level flood protection surveys and recommendations;
  • flood defence consent applications;
  • flooding problem investigation, planning appeals and expert witness services;
  • flood defence breach/overtopping assessments;
  • flood warning and evacuation plans; and
  • flood insurance quotes

Case Studies

1. A flood risk assessment for a school and a block of residential flats on the former site of Putney Hospital, Wandsworth, London. More...

2. Independent Property Level Flood Protection surveys for individual householders and communities. More...

3. Flood risk and surface water drainage assessments for 8 sites in Shropshire to obtain Code for Sustainable Homes credits (SUR1 & SUR2). More...

4. Complex 2D hydraulic modelling using ISIS/TUFLOW to assess flood risk and a flood defence scheme for a major factory, Birmingham. More...


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