Flood Alleviation Scheme - Park Avenue/St.Bedes, Winchester

Flood Defence barriers

The North Winchester Flooding Alleviation Scheme is a jointly funded scheme between Winchester City Council, Hampshire County Council, the University of Southampton School of Art and Central Government (through Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Grant in Aid funding allocated by the Environment Agency [EA]).

This scheme will protect the River Park Leisure Centre, St Bedes CE Primary School, the University of Southampton School of Art, residential properties in Park Road, and reduces the risk of flooding in other residential streets such as Middlebrook Street, Upper Brook Street and the High Street.

For more information or queries please email FloodSchemes@winchester.gov.uk

Flood Alleviation Scheme - Park Avenue/St.Bedes, Winchester details

Portfolio Holder

Cllr Jan Warwick

Start Date

05/09/2016

Key Steps/Milestones

The first phase for the flood alleviation scheme for Park Avenue/St Bdes is now complete.  The next phase is to undertake flood alleviation works around Durngate Bridge, the Trinity Centre and Durngate Terrace.

 

Latest Status

  •  Stage 1 Flood Modelling works are currently being undertake for the works around Durngate Bridge, the Trinity Centre and Durngate Terrace
  • An Ecology survey is currently being undertaken around Durngate Bridge, the Trinity Centre and Durngate Terrace 

 

Consultation

A public consultation took place in February 2016 in conjunction with Hampshire County Council and the Environment Agency

Last Committee Report

(See link (pdf, 100kb))

Next Steps

Press release and photo for Park Avenue/St Bedes scheme in August 2017