Weetwood is a leading independent consultancy specialising in flood risk, drainage, water management and utilities.

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Planning secured in Leighton Buzzard 14th March 2019

We are happy to have assisted WE Black in obtaining full planning permission for 10 residential flats in Leighton Buzzard. Weetwood were involved with the project from the early stages, completing an Initial Appraisal of Flood Risk to advise on the suitability of the development given the Flood Zone 2 and 3 designation of the site. In support of the planning application Weetwood prepared a Sequential and Exception Test report, and Flood Risk and Drainage Assessment. Our work included hydraulic modelling of the adjacent watercourse and a detailed assessment of the impact of the development on the floodplain to ensure no increase in flood risk elsewhere.

Exeter House, Cranleigh 5th March 2019

Weetwood is delighted to have helped secure prior approval for a permitted development at Exeter House, Cranleigh, for the change in use from offices to four residential dwellings. The site was shown to be partially located within Flood Zone 3b in the Waverley Borough Council Strategic Flood Risk Assessment and therefore was considered inappropriate for residential development. However, Weetwood prepared a Flood Risk Assessment which found that the site to be located fully within Flood Zone 1, gaining the support of the Environment Agency.  

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