Tag: Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme

Celebrating five years of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme

Leeds City Council and the Environment agency have reflected on the impact of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme Phase 1 (Leeds FAS1) since its launch five years ago. On October 4 2017 the first formal flood defences in Leeds were officially opened. An investment of £50m, the scheme is made

Riverside residents urged to sign up for flood warnings

Many of the longstanding residents of Leeds Riverside will remember Boxing Day 2015. The river Aire burst its banks; causing a huge amount of damage to both businesses and residential properties. The community effort which followed was remarkable. Volunteers helped clear the streets with Council staff and others, and residents

Stourton’s new flood defences completed

Businesses in the Stourton area of Leeds are benefitting from increased flood protection following the completion of a new 730-metre flood defence wall and property level protection, such as flood gates and demountable barriers. The project, led by Leeds City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency, has reduced the

South Leeds Roundup: Films, floods and finding Foxy

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook and Twitter. We start this week down by the River Aire. You may have noticed a lot of activity and several cranes at work over recent months. It’s all down to the Leeds