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Event Organiser: ICE

Much Wenlock Flood Alleviation Scheme, Shrewsbury

  • Lecture
  • Shrewsbury
  • 24 July 2018
  • 17:30 - 19:30
Much Wenlock Flood Alleviation Scheme, Shrewsbury

About this event

A WSP designed £2M scheme, funded by Shropshire Council, Local Levy and Flood Defence Grant in Aid and constructed by Alun Griffiths.

  • Reduced flood risk to 171 properties and highways
  • 97% of excavated material re-used within site extents
  • Restoration of a disused quarry with approximately 39,000m3 of excavated material
  • Re-use of site won material for construction of features such as headwalls, weir and channel armouring
  • Habitat creation
  • Use of locally obtained green hay for landscaping
  • Creation of a public open space and enhanced existing SSSI

Justine Coombe and Helen Walters from WSP will discuss and explain the recently completed multi-award winning Much Wenlock Flood Alleviation Scheme.

This is a joint event with the Institute of Highway Engineers.


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Event venue

The Shirehall
Abbey Foregate
Shrewsbury SY2 6ND
United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Fiona Turner

e: [email protected]