In a proactive move towards flood management, Leatherhead in Surrey saw the installation of 340 meters of the Environment Agency’s Geodesign Industrial P101 temporary Flood barrier. This significant measure aims to provide enhanced protection against potential flooding to as many as 28 homes and businesses located in Minchin Close and Emlyn Lane.
Leatherhead, historically known as a market town on the right bank of the River Mole, is no stranger to flooding concerns. The town's proximity to the river, coupled with changing weather patterns, has necessitated such preventive actions over the years.
Geodesign Industrial P101 Flood barrier fortify Leatherhead, Surrey, safeguarding 28 key residences and business establishments in areas identified as flood-prone.
Emlyn Lane and Minchin Close, both residential areas in the town, have been identified as zones at potential risk. The decision to deploy the Geodesign Industrial P101 Flood barrier here is based on careful assessment and is a testament to the Environment Agency's commitment to ensuring the safety and well-being of Leatherhead's residents and business owners.