Work begins on a project aimed at minimising the affect of flooding in tewkesbury. Posts about tewkesbury floods 2007 written by phil aldridge. The area around tewkesbury is frequently affected by flooding in general such flooding causes little damage to property as the town is surrounded by large areas of floodplain which restrict urban development and the ability for the town to spread. Read the latest west country stories, flood warnings continue in tewkesbury on itv news, videos, stories and all the latest west country news.
The tewkesbury times flooding recently, for the past few days, a flood has been destroying and terrorising homes all over tewkesbury this started on. Despite being 5 years ago, the notion and pictures of a flooded tewkesbury came into the public spotlight once again during the rain in late april of this year, tewkesbury once again flooded however, the flood waters were much lower than they had been 5 years earlier the media and. Tewkesbury floods in july 2007 tewkesbury came to both national and international prominence, appearing on the front page of numerous national newspapers, when it suffered from some of the worst flooding in recorded british history. Gloucestershire, gb flood 2007 and tewkesbury and a large part of rural gloucestershire the first works were built over 130 years ago, in 1870, to supply drinking water to the people of tewkesbury figure it is constructed on artificially raised ground on the.
2007 saw the most damaging floods in decades thirteen people lost their lives and hundreds were stranded as a result of the floods that hit tewkesbury in july 2007. Tewkesbury floods gloucestershire so 89834 32734 2007 was our wettest british summer since records began thirteen people lost their lives and hundreds were stranded as a result of the. Tewkesbury is situated in gloucestershire, see figure 10, and was the worst affected part of the county when the floods hit in july 2007 it was widely reported in the media, particularly images of the abbey which became surrounded by flood water, see figure 11 physical causes tewkesbury is. You might have been looking at this location because you received a message saying that there was: a severe flood warning a flood warning a flood alert.
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We planned a family visit to tewkesbury last sunday(15/07/12) and it was alovely sunny day,only to find when we got there we went down a road signposted to a car park and picnic site only to be confronted by a flooded road, and cars stranded there. Tewksbury floods in 2007 the area around tewkesbury is frequently affected by flooding in general such flooding causes little damage to property as the town is surrounded by large areas of floodplain which restrict urban development and the ability for the town to spread. Tewkesbury (/ tj u k s b r i / tuekez the close proximity of large areas of land that are prone to flooding, as evidenced by the severe floods that struck the region in july 2007, would make further expansion difficult however. Map of tewkesbury (gloucestershire) postcodes and their flood risks each postcode is assigned a risk of high, medium, low, or very low, and then plotted on a tewkesbury flood map tewkesbury includes low, very low, medium, and high flood risk postcodes.
Tewkesbury, which was devastated by flooding five years ago, is on alert again following heavy rainfall and rising river levels. Tewkesbury is a fairly small town and very flat, and is therefore best explored on foot there are many cycle routes throughout the town, but no bicycle hire. It is well known that tewkesbury and the surrounding areas are prone to flooding because of the joining of the rivers the severn and the avon. Tewkesbury is an historic riverside town in gloucestershire tewkesbury abbey, medieval streets and a traditional high street full of independent shops. Victims of the 2007 summer floods share their memories a decade on the wettest summer on record - 10 years on from the 2007 floods by lisa wright image copyright getty images image caption sheila heath ended up living in a caravan outside her flood-hit tewkesbury home for.