Category Archives: Flood Risk and Drainage Impact Assessment

Flooding is a natural process that poses a risk to people and property; the experience of recent years suggests that the incidence and frequency of flooding may be escalating. EPG can provide clients with appropriate, expert advice in relation to the scope and detail of the works required for a Flood Risk Assessment, which is determined by the scale and location of the development.

SUDS design at Empress Business Park, Haydock

An EPG-designed SUDS scheme is currently under construction at a new business park adjacent to the A580 at Haydock in Merseyside by Colne-based contractor RecoBuild Ltd. Working in close collaboration with environmental consultant DG&A Ltd, EPG’s has designed a cost-effective … Continue reading

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The SuDS Manual update

After almost 2 years of work, the updated SuDS Manual is due to be published on line at the end of July.  A lot of research and new understanding of SuDS has developed since the original manual was published and … Continue reading

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Another Blue Roof Design Completed

Following the successful completion of a further phase of Greenwich Wharf and the UNITE Stratford schemes, another blue roof system designed by EPG has recently been installed at the £30m Derwent London development at Chancery Lane. The system was integrated … Continue reading

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2012 Olympic Legacy paper accepted into the Proceedings of the ICE

The ICE has recognised the significance of a paper produced by Paul Pennington of EPG regarding the legacy of the 2012 London Olympics. EPG designed the water management and temporary lightweight upfill structures for the Equestrian Events at Greenwich Park … Continue reading

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FRA for Birmingham Project

EPG has been appointed to produce a flood risk assessment for the redevelopment of a 1.56 Ha commercial site adjacent to the Birmingham Canal in the Smethwick district of Birmingham.

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FRA at Trafford Park, Manchester

EPG has undertaken a Flood Risk Assessment for a client, who is proposing to redevelop a site in Europa Gate, Trafford Park, Manchester.

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FRA for Cheltenham Racecourse Redevelopment

The Jockey Club has appointed EPG to undertake a Flood Risk Assessment and outline sustainable drainage strategy for the proposed redevelopment of the racecourse, which includes the replacement of  the existing A & R Stand, Royal Box, Tote Terrace and … Continue reading

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Re Blackpool: retrofit SUDS

Re-Blackpool is intended to improve the Blackpool arrival experience along the central access corridor, which links the M55 directly with the heart of Blackpool, as well as bringing about improvements to the surrounding area.

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Play on the Roof!!?? Blackburn Roof-Top Pitches

EPG was appointed by Blackburn based Thornton Sports Ltd to design water management for two local schemes with recreational sports facilities located on their roofs.

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Greenwich Park Major Equestrian Event

Work has commenced on a temporary arena and cross country course for a major Equestrian event in Greenwich Park that will take place during July and August of this year. 

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