Godalming Flood Alleviation Scheme

Godalming Flood Alleviation Scheme

Godalming Flood Alleviation Scheme

Godalming has a history of flooding with four notable events in recent years, in 1968, 1990, 2000 and 2013.  During the most recent 2013 flood, Meadrow and Catteshall Road areas were flooded with access from Meadrow to Godalming severely restricted.   To reduce flooding in the Meadrow/Catteshall area and to create resilience to the homes and businesses affected by the 2013/14 flooding, a flood wall will be built along the banks of the Hell Ditch with a demountable flood barrier on Catteshall Bridge Road.  This will reduce the likelihood of flooding to at least 90 properties in the area.

On Monday, 22 October 2018 work started to establish the site compound and access at the Lammas Lands.

The Godalming Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS) is a partnership project between the Environment Agency, Surrey County Council, Waverley Borough Council, Godalming Town Council, Thames Water, Scottish & Southern Electricity, Regional Flood & Coastal Committee, the Godalming Flood Group and the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP.

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July 2018

October 2018

November 2018

December 2018

January 2019

March 2019

April 2019

June 2019

August 2019

February 2020

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Surrey County Council
Waverley Borough Council
Godalming Town Council
Godalming Flood Group
Thames Water
Scottish & Southern Electricity
Environment Agency

Where can I find out more?

You can find out more about the scheme by visiting here.

Or by phoning 03708 506 506 – Environment Agency National Contact Centre

If you see blockages in the river channel which pose an immediate flood risk then this should be reported directly to the Environment Agency’s incident line on 0800 80 70 60