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Flood Control: Finance

Volume 481: debated on Monday 27 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs which flood defences have been improved in 2008; and how much each improvement cost. (228477)

In 2007-08 the Environment Agency reported that 31,505 houses received reduced flood risk in England from capital investment in 38 projects which are in the following list. Information on improvement cost in each case is not available.

Environment Agency Region

Capital investment

Anglian

Southwold - Easton Bavents

Anglian

Broadland Private Public Partnership Programme Contract

Anglian

Lincolnshire 2005 to 2010

Anglian

Tidal Nene Stabilisation

Midlands

West Bridgford

North East

Selby Tidal Defences

North East

Stoning - Tidal (Dales)

North East

Cockshaw Burn at Hexam

North West

River Eden/Pettril Flood Defences, Carlisle

North West

Lower Lancaster Flood Alleviation Scheme

North West

Thornton-Cleveleys

Southern

Lymington River Flood Alleviation Scheme

Southern

Pett Shingle Nourishment Phase 2-6

Southern

River Rother Tidal Walls Imp Scheme (West)

Southern

High Knocke To Dymchurch Redoubt SD Phases 1 and 2

Southern

Seaford Bulk Shingle Recycling

Southern

East Suttons to Denge Interim Beach Management 2007-08

Southern

Pevensey Bay: Eastbourne to Cooden Sea Defences Public Private Partnership

South West

Boscastle - Valency, Phase 3

South West

Padstow Harbour

South West

Sutton Harbour (Shoreline Management Plan 2)

Thames

Berkshire and Dagenham Front Marley Waterproofing 1

Thames

Berkshire and Dagenham R39.02 Marley Waterproofing 2

Thames

Dartford Creek Frontage - Repairs

Thames

Shift and Lock Mechanism

Thames

Thames Barrier; Programmed Replacements Corrosion Protection Systems

Thames

East Clandon Stream at Send

Thames

Leys Flood Defence Wall Repair and Bank Stabilisation

Thames

High Wycombe Trash Screen

Thames

Thames Barrier and Associated Gates TB Logic Control Systems

Thames

TB: RSG 100 year life

Thames

Thames Barrier and Associated Gates TB Pier Crane Modernisation

Thames

Thames Barrier and Associated Gates TB Replacement Tools and Equipment

Thames

Improved Communications Links to Thames Barrier and Associated Gates

Thames

Associated Gates Corrosion Protection System

Thames

Rainham Main Sluice Frontage

Thames

Queenhithe Wharf Frontage

Thames

Folly, Felstead, Coldharbour, Sufference, Waterways Frontages