Flood risk and planning

Local flood risk management strategy

Strategy to increase the safety of people across the borough and reduce the impact of flooding.

Is my property at risk of flooding?

Check whether your property is at risk and see where to get further information.

Planning and flood risk

How the issue of flood risk has been considered as part of the planning process.

Flood risk regulations

Outline a number of duties which, as Lead Local Flood Authority, the Council is required to carry out.

Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SuDS)

Controlling surface water run-off through a sustainable drainage approach to surface water management.

Ordinary watercourse consent

To apply for consent for works affecting an ordinary watercourse you must complete the application form for an Ordinary Watercourse Land Drainage Consent.

Radcliffe and Redvales flood defence scheme

A £46 million flood defence scheme in Radcliffe and Redvales, designed to protect up to 870 properties from flood risk.

Official report on the 2015 Boxing Day floods in Greater Manchester

Read GMCA's report that summarises how Greater Manchester's emergency services, local authorities, the Environment Agency and United Utilities responded to the flooding event.

Flooding advice information

Information and advice about flooding.