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Complete the form below giving us your location and we will provide you with a list of local surveyors who specialise in flood risk assessments suitable for planning applications.  You can then phone them and discuss your requirements.

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This website will help you find suppliers who provide property services.  When you enter your details and press submit, the system will immediately give you the contact details of the suppliers covering your local area.  Where appropriate, initial estimates will also be instantly provided. You can then contact any of the suppliers directly. In addition, your details will be sent to each of the suppliers listed, so they will also be able to contact you. Your details will not be forwarded to any other third parties. Your email address is required but if you do not want to provide your telephone number, please enter 0000. Using this website will not commit you to placing any orders or paying any money. If you do place an order with one of the suppliers, you will be dealing directly with them.  In most cases there is no middle man. Suppliers on this website pay advertising fees to be listed, they do not pay any commission to Local Surveyors Direct. Before placing an order you should ensure that your chosen supplier has satisfactory qualifications, accreditation, experience and insurance. You will receive an email from us requesting feedback a few weeks later. After that we will not use your details again.

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Complete the form above giving us your location and we will provide you with a list of local surveyors who specialise in flood risk assessments suitable for planning applications.  You can then phone them and discuss your requirements.

What is a Flood Risk Assessment?

A Flood Risk Assessment (FRA) is a report that outlines the main flood risks to a development site and presents recommendations for measures to reduce the impact of flooding to the site and surrounding area.

Why might I need a Flood Risk Assessment?

A significant proportion of the UK is at risk of tidal, river or groundwater flooding. This does not mean that developments or redevelopments in these areas will not be approved but Flood Risk Assessment (FRA), as part of the planning process, ensures that developers are aware of the recommendations of the Environment Agency (EA) and that a development is sustainable and safe in terms of flood risk.

How do I know if I need a Flood Risk Assessment?

You will need a Flood Risk Assessment as part of your planning application if your site is over one hectare in size or if it is situated in a Flood Zone. The Environment Agency has a very useful Flood Zone finder Flood Risk Map . You just need to enter the postcode of the development site to find out if it is located in a flood zone.
One of the key requirements of the Flood Risk Assessment process is to demonstrate that a proposal will not increase flooding elsewhere. Any surface water from the development must be appropriately managed. A drainage strategy may be requested by the Local Planning Authority for any site (including sites outside of the river/coastal floodplain).

Do you carry out Flood Risk Assessments?

If you carry out flood risk assessments and you would like your contact details to be listed on our website we would be happy to give you a no obligation trial

Customer Feedback

Please see below to see what our Customers have to say:

Alistair carried out a full buildings survey for me. His report was completely worthwhile, pointing out every detail and defect that will help me plan my maintenance and the costs involved. I was extremely grateful for the advice he gave and the clarity contained within the report which he also followed up with a courtesy call to discuss its contents with me. Five stars and definitely recommended!
Heidi, Bridlington
Excellent survey - the best surveyor we have ever used. Highly recommended
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Fluent are a very approachable company, honest and friendly, using again already.
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Stanrose Services provided excellent advice in advance of being contracted. Thereafter, Sam and the team displayed strong communication, excellent levels of service and sound management of expectations all of which were met. Highly recommend their services and will be using them again in due course.
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