The Desktop Review allows a more detailed review of flood risk. For instance, the Review will drill down into the flood risk data to determine likely flood depths.
The Review will also take account of local authority policy regarding flood risk. If the property is a recent construction, the Review will investigate whether flood risk issues were addressed at the planning stage.
The On-Site Assessment provides a similar level of detail to the Desktop Review but includes a site visit by one of our flood risk experts.
Site visits may be required where a site is set well back from the road or a site comprises of several buildings with different uses.
The site visit also allows the opportunity to meet directly so particular concerns can be incorporated into the final report.
The Property Resilience Study takes place on-site and gives practical advice on the resilience measures which are appropriate for reducing the consequences of flooding and damage caused to a site in the event
The specialist advice is independent of suppliers of property level flood resilience products and clients will receive practical information and advice that will help them obtain quotes for relevant products and engage a preferred supplier and installer.
This Assessment is ideally suited to larger properties (>0.25 hectares), development sites or where in-depth investigation is required.
The Detailed Assessment may include bespoke flood modelling, an investigative On-Site Assessment and detailed activities to determine the specific flood risk.
Advice on the planning process in respect of flood risk will also be provided.
PROPERTY RESILIENCE STUDY
If the REPORT REVIEW shows that there are still potential flood risk issues that need further investigation the following next steps may be suggested:
Surface Water Flooding