Flood Risk Assessment, Birmingham
Apr 29, 2016


RAB Consultants has completed a Flood Risk Assessment in accordance with National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) in support of a proposed extension to the car park used by a large manufacture of powertrain components in Birmingham.


The development site is located in Flood Zone 3 in accordance with the Environment Agency’s Flood Map for Planning (Rivers and Sea) and therefore requires a Flood Risk Assessment to ensure safety


  • We visited the site and assessed flood risk from all sources.
  • The primary risk came from the River Tame.
  • We liaised with the Environment Agency and our client to find an optimum design that achieved the parking requirements and also addressed the flood risk concerns.

  • Flood mitigation measures were recommended such that overall flood risk reduction was achieved in the local area.


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