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Warwick Arts Centre Flood Defences

Flood defences protect millions of pounds worth of historic art

The Flood Company recently supplied and installed a range of flood defences at Warwick Arts Centre that will protect millions of pounds worth of historic art on display in their galleries and stored in its vaults. Speaking about the recent installation, The Flood Company Director Luke Ruddiman said: “We feel very proud to have been […]
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Commercial Flood Mitigation

Dedicated repair & maintenance service of flood mitigation systems launched throughout the UK

The Flood Company has today launched a dedicated service for the repair and maintenance of flood mitigation systems throughout the UK. The maintenance of your flood mitigation systems is just as important in protecting your property as taking the initial decision to install them. Due to growing demand we have invested in a dedicated van […]
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Hebden Bridge Picture House Flood Barriers

Flood Barriers installed at Hebden Bridge Picture House

The Flood Company recently travelled the short distance from Huddersfield to Hebden Bridge to install flood barriers at the Hebden Bridge Picture House following its recovery from the 2015 Boxing Day floods. The 90 year old Picture House was forced to close for six months due to the flooding that wreaked havoc in the Calderdale […]
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Sovereign Housing Flood Barrier Installation

Customer Case Study: Sovereign Housing

Client: Sovereign Housing Client Brief: 60 of Sovereign’s tenanted properties are at risk of flooding. The company wished to implement an affordable system to reduce the ingress of water and give their tenants some peace of mind. Proposal: The Flood Company implemented Hydroshield flood barriers to the property apertures and sealed the perimeter of the […]
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BAM Nutall / Arup - Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme

Customer Case Study: BAM Nutall / Arup – Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme

Client: Arup  Main Contractor: BAM Nutall Construction Client Brief: To create an aesthetically pleasing and discrete flood protection solution to replace a shop front looking on to the river. The flood protection depth must exceed current British standard and achieve flood protection to a depth of 1500mm high. The largest opening was 8 meters wide […]
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Basic flood protection ‘missing in high risk areas’

As reported by BBC News today, hundreds of thousands of householders in flood risk areas have failed to install basic protection against rising waters, insurers say. The Association of British Insurers said even buildings guarded by flood defences should have flood-proof doors in case embankments are over-topped. The comments add to a complex blame game […]
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Yorkshire young entrepreneur Luke Ruddiman is shortlisted for double success!

Yorkshire young entrepreneur is shortlisted for double success!

Luke Ruddiman, co founder and Managing Director of The Flood Company, has been shortlisted as a finalist for two innovation awards in the same month… both the coveted, national Travis Perkins Innovation Awards, and the highly respected Examiner Business Awards. The Flood Company is a Huddersfield based family business that offers flood protection solutions to […]
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Water And Rodent Non Return Valve

WAR Valve has the WRc stamp of approval!

The Flood Company’s WAR non return valve is the only universal, retro fit, non return valve with the all-important WRcTM approval. WRc ApprovedTM is an international ‘fitness for purpose’ certification scheme run by WRc plc to help suppliers demonstrate the performance of their products and services. Buyers can have confidence in WRc Approved TM  products, […]
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