August 2016

Draft Flood Risk Assessment

The Proposed Scheme is subject to a Flood Risk Assessment (FRA) in accordance with guidelines contained within the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) and Department of the Environment Revised Planning Policy Statement 15 (PPS 15) ‘Planning and Flood Risk’.


The purpose of the flood risk assessment is to identify areas of existing flood risk, and where development within floodplains is permitted; to ensure that the development is not at risk from flooding nor does it materially increase flood risk elsewhere. 


The FRA report comprises of three documents:

  1. Flood Risk Assessment Report 1 - Assessment Parameters and Preliminary Flood Risk Assessment.  
  2. Flood Risk Assessment Report 2 – Hydraulic Model Build Report
  3. Flood Risk Assessment Report 3 – Impact and Mitigation Assessment Report