Thursday, January 21, 2021

Flood Defences

Video: Fly-through of Kirkstall Valley flood defences revealed

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElQ2r5zFC_o&w=560&h=315] A fly-through video showing what multi-million flood defences along the Kirkstall Valley and out to Apperley Bridge will look like has been released...

Flood defences approved: What today’s planning decision means for West Leeds

Flood defences along the Kirkstall Valley were given the go-ahead by Leeds councillors today. Here's our guide to what the decision means for businesses and...

Kirkstall Valley flood defences approved

Planning permission for vitally important flood defence measures along the Kirkstall Valley  were today given the go-ahead at a planning committee meeting in Leeds. As...

Kirkstall: Flood defence plans set for green light

Major plans to protect the Kirkstall valley from flooding will be decided by councillors next week. Members of Leeds City Council's city plans panel will...

Chancellor Philip Hammond invited to Kirkstall to break flood defence funding deadlock

Chancellor Philip Hammond has been invited to visit Kirkstall and Burley in an effort to break a multi-million pound deadlock over flood protection funding. Leeds...

Flood defence works ‘minimal impact’ to historic bridge

Investigative works to a historic bridge could be carried out to see how it might be impacted by major new flood alleviation works which...

Kirkstall flood defences debated in House of Commons

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves called on the Government to make more funding for upgraded flood defences along the Kirkstall corridor a priority. At Treasury...

New flood walls proposed at historic Armley Mills

More details are emerging of plans to protect Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills from flooding. Leeds City Council has submitted a Listed Building application to...

Fresh flood defence plans submitted at historic Kirkstall Abbey

New flood defences could be installed in the historic grounds of Kirkstall Abbey, if a detailed planning application gets the green light. Leeds City Council...

MP calls for Government action after fresh Kirkstall and Burley flood fears

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves has written to Environment Secretary Michael Gove to demand action after heavy rains triggered fresh flood fears down...

Kirkstall flood defences: Delays ‘will lead to more companies leaving area’

The owner of an industrial estate next to the River Aire has said any delays in installing flood defences along Kirkstall Road could result...

Reader’s letter: Mixed feelings on Kirkstall flood defence presentation

I recently attended the second of two presentations for the public to learn about the Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS) in the Kirkstall Valley, writes...