Client: Environment Agency
In 2019 a multi-million pound Flood Alleviation Scheme was completed in Selly Park North to reduce the flood risk to over 150 homes and businesses. This followed the completion of Selly Park South in January 2018, where together, these schemes will protect over 350 homes and businesses in the heart of Birmingham. Protecting key housing, infrastructure and highways during times of flood, maintaining vital transport and emergency routes in an area that was devastated by flooding in 2008, 2016 and 2018.
Works were carried out throughout various designations of a working country park, local wildlife trust and the RSPB nature reserve. We collaborated and liaised with multiple stakeholders to balance the demands of ecology, seasonal constraints, construction phasing and public access.