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Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA)


Flood risk along with other sustainable development principles has to be taken into account at all levels of the planning system. The Strategic Flood Risk Assessment for North and North East Lincolnshire has been prepared in response to government advice on flooding and development.

In 2006 North East Lincolnshire Council working with North Lincolnshire Council and the Environment Agency prepared a Strategic Flood Risk Assessment for North and North East Lincolnshire.

This assessment has now been reviewed to take account of new data and to reflect the requirements of Planning Policy Statement 25: Development and Flood Risk.

Planning Policy Statement 25: Development and Flood Risk

Strategic Flood Risk Assessment 2010

The study area for the Strategic Flood Risk Assessment 2010 covers 1080km2 and stretches from Cleethorpes in the east to Crowle and from Kirton in Lindsey in the south to the Humber Estuary.

A copy of the Strategic Flood Risk Assessment 2010 covering the whole of the study area can be downloaded using the link under the Document Download area of this page.

The study area has been divided into three parts for the purpose of the assessment:

  • Part 1 Eastern Coastal Area
  • Part 2 Ancholme Valley Area
  • Part 3 Trent Valley Area

Only maps relating to Part 1 Eastern Coastal Area, which covers North East Lincolnshire, are available for downloading on this page. If you require information about or need to view the maps for the Ancholme Valley or Trent Valley Areas please contact North Lincolnshire Council’s Spatial Planning Team, their contact details can be found on their website at: http://www.northlincs.gov.uk/ or telephone 01724 296296.

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