Architects & Surveyors

Architects & Surveyors 2018-02-09T09:25:48+00:00

Architects and surveyors increasingly need to consider the risk of flooding in designs and incorporate reliable flood products.

Building towns and cities can alter the environment within a drainage basin, significantly increasing the risk of flash flooding. This, along with many other factors, needs to be considered.

This page provides a resource center with flood product specification sheets and .DWG files for download.

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For a complete overview of the types of flooding, available products, & FAQs.
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Product Specifications

Buffalo Barrier

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Buffalo HD Barrier

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Water & Rodent Non-Return Valve

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Buffalo 150mm Non-Return Valve

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Buffalo Steel Flood Door

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Single Door PDF
Double Door PDF
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Buffalo Steel Flood Gates

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Buffalo UPVC Flood Door

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Buffalo Wooden Flood Door

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110mm Kessel Valve

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150mm Kessel Valve

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Buffalo Block

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Architect Flood Mitigation FAQs

What type of buildings are Buffalo products designed for? 2017-11-19T16:30:32+00:00

The Buffalo range includes products for commercial, industrial and residential buildings, which can be installed in new build properties or retro-fitted to existing buildings.

We make our designs as aesthetically pleasing as possible, as can be seen by our beautiful wooden flood doors (link to wooden door page) for residential properties or our innovative Buffalo Panel System (link to page) for commercial properties or Buffalo Glass for coastlines, listed buildings or areas of beauty.

What specification are Buffalo flood products? 2017-11-19T16:30:24+00:00

All of our products are custom made and tested to BS PAS 1188. Which represent typical conditions that might be experienced during a flood in the UK. Our Buffalo UPVC and Composite door are Kitemarked.

What level of intervention from people do your flood defences require? 2017-11-19T16:30:16+00:00

It is important to consider in your design whether you require passive (no human intervention) or reactive flood defences (requires human intervention). The Buffalo range has products to complement both passive and reactive flood defences, and we recommend you speak to one of our distributors if you have any questions regarding the most suitable product.

Can the product be maintained? 2017-11-20T15:46:08+00:00

Yes, we recommend products are serviced on an annual basis and we offer an annual maintenance program.

How much do the Buffalo Barriers cost? 2017-11-20T15:46:30+00:00

As all products are made to measure the price varies considerably, however if you contact us, we aim to give you a price back within 24 hours. Key considerations in the cost are:

  • Height
  • Length
  • Number of demountable posts
  • Number of compression posts
  • Are packers required?
  • What the ground conditions are like
What are the delivery timescales? 2017-11-20T16:00:57+00:00

Dependent on order size and stock levels, most commercial products are around 6-8 weeks.

Who do you supply? 2017-11-20T16:01:21+00:00

Property owners, private companies, PLCs, construction companies, homeowners, water and utility companies, environment agencies, local councils.

What are the most popular products? 2017-11-20T16:12:47+00:00


  • Buffalo UPVC Flood Doors
  • Buffalo Barrier (600mm high)
  • Hydroshield Barrier


  • Buffalo HD Barrier (800mm high)
  • Buffalo Steel Flood Door
Do you export? 2017-11-19T16:29:25+00:00

Yes, we can arrange for delivery to any country. We also offer an installation service if required.

Do you have any installation instructions? 2017-11-19T16:29:17+00:00

Yes, we have digital instructions, we also train the user of the product at the time of installation, or we can arrange for a training day.

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