Flood Risk Assessment

Flooded area
Flooded area

Extreme flooding

When do I need an FRA?

A flood risk assessment is required to accompany a planning application for any site at risk of flooding from rivers, the sea, groundwater, reservoirs or any site that is greater than 1 hectare; to ensure that the proposed new development does not increase flood risk elsewhere or increase risk to life.

Nimbus Engineering provides flood risk assessments to support planning applications for commercial and residential developments in England, providing technical assistance in meeting the requirements of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). We also carry out similar assessments in Scotland, providing advice on Scottish Planning Policy (SPP) and flood consequence assessments to meet the needs of Technical Advice Note 15 (TAN15) in Wales.

Our highly experienced staff can develop flood risk assessments to allow our clients to meet the necessary standards in obtaining a ‘Code for Sustainable Homes’ credits and BREEAM credits. Our rates are extremely competitive for all the assessments which we can carry out on your behalf and we are certain that you will not receive the same service, for the same cost anywhere else.

If you would like to obtain a quote, or simply require advice on whether a flood risk assessment will be required for your site, feel free to contact us on info@nimbusengineering.co.uk