Lacock Parish Council are developing a Flood Plan for the parish.
- If your property is at risk of flooding, we would urge you to sign up for flood warnings and alerts by:-calling the Environment Agency Floodline on 0345 988 1188
- registering for Flood Warnings on the Environment Agency Website. www.gov.uk/sign-up-for-flood-warnings
- If you know of elderly, infirm or vulnerable neighbours who may be at risk of flooding, please encourage them to provide their details via email to Lacockflood@gmail.comso we can ensure that they are safe and early assistance is provided should a severe flood warning be issued by the Environment Agency
Lacock village and the area covered by Lacock Parish Council has both the River Avon and tributaries including Byde Brook flowing through and is therefore at risk of flooding occurring to land and properties following heavy or prolonged rain.
Additionally there are a large number of ditches, which if not maintained can become blocked and cause localised flooding of areas of the village and properties within.
We need Community Volunteers to help should a severe flood warning be issued which may impact the parish. If you think you have the enthusiasm, skills and attitude to support the community during a flood, or would like further information, please email Lacockflood@gmail.com in the first instance.