One of the largest mitre flood gates in the United Kingdom is to be installed as the final element of a project protecting thousands of homes from flooding.
Work recently undertaken by our coastal management team – Coastal Partnership East – with Zurich Flood Alliance and the London School of Economics is being showcased at a special COP26 exhibition, hosted by Universities UK.
Temporary flood barriers which will reduce the risk of flooding in Lowestoft will be tested this week in readiness for the winter season.
The Lowestoft Flood Risk Management Project has launched a virtual visitor centre providing information about development and construction of the tidal flood walls and tidal barrier.
Building works starts on the tidal flood walls, heralding a significant step towards a brighter future for Lowestoft’s communities and businesses.
Virtual public meetings will take place next month to provide information on the Lowestoft Flood Risk Management Project, which will provide flood protection to hundreds of homes and businesses in the town.
Preparation for the construction of tidal flood walls in Lowestoft is now underway as work begins on the main site compound and base.
The tidal flood walls are part of the Lowestoft Flood Risk Management Project, which when completed will protect 1,500 homes and 800 businesses. Construction on the tidal flood walls is due to begin in the spring.