Outline Drainage Strategy & Flood Risk Assessment – Blackburn, Lancashire

Our client wished to apply for consent for 700 dwelling site, which also included infrastructure, schools. local amenities and a new road network. While the site was not in a flood zone, it required a Flood Risk Assessment (FRA) due to its size.

KEY FACTS

Who

Rule Five Land Limitedย 

What

Outline Drainage Strategy & Flood Risk Assessment

Where

Blackburn, Lancashire

How long

7 Weeks

Outcome

THE SOLUTION

We provided a staged option appraisal during the project development resulting in a Flood Risk Assessment with Outline Drainage Strategy for application. Services included a constraints assessment, utilities assessment and permeability assessment with Sustainable Drainage Strategy including calculation.

THE BENEFIT

We delivered a staged assessment, which quantified project risk through project development and reduced unnecessary outcasts. Ultimately, we provided justification for development of this site, increasing the land value whilst satisfying a known requirement for housing in the area.