LiveFlooding - Day 2 York & Yorkshire

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Summary

  • Ouse rose overnight to 4.25m above normal
  • Rising again today

6:58am

This story has now closed. Follow our live coverage for updates on Wednesday.

8:59pm

Closing down for the night with the River Ouse in York at 4.53 m, which is almost 15 ft.  It is expected to peak at 4.8 m early tomorrow morning which is below the peak in September's floods. 

Go carefully, check your route before setting off for work or school tomorrow and remember - stay out of the water.   We'll be back on live in the morning.  Good luck to the emergency services and the Environment Agency and to everyone else working through the night.

8:22pm

Buttercrambe Bridge, Buttercrambe, over the River Derwent near Stamford Bridge is closed by flooding

6:57pm

If you've just been watching all the pictures of flooding in York on the television, it's worth repeating what City of York Council said earlier today.  York is open for business.   

6:54pm

The Royal Oak in Old Malton is going ahead with its gourmet night tonight, despite the floods affecting other properties in the small town.  "It's business as usual" landlord Ian Turner said.   

6:49pm

County Bridge in Malton is closed, causing major traffic disruption in the town. Water has reached the arches and there are safety fears.

6:36pm

City of York Council is closing Knavesmire Road because of flooding.

6:21pm

East Coast trains are hoping repairs on the railway between York and Newcastle will be finished tonight.  The problems with overhead lines have affected services for most of today and passengers have been urged to delay their journeys until tomorrow if at all possible.

6:17pm

Two drivers had to be rescued in separate incidents when both got stuck in floodwater on Moor Lane Naburn.  First an HGV driver and his vehicle had to be winched to safety.  Later a woman driver and her car also had to be rescued on the same stretch of road.

6:15pm

Two Malton people are in emergency accommodation this evening after water flooded their home and made it uninhabitable.

6:13pm

Emergency services, gas and electricity companies and the local council are in a meeting to discuss this morning's evacuation of terraced houses on Aelfreda Terrace, Whitby, after part of their frontage started crumbling.  The houses are in the ravine that runs inland from the harbour.

6:01pm

The River Ouse has reached 14 ft 10 1/2 inches in York city centre and is continuing to rise.  It is expected to peak tomorrow morning.

5:59pm

If you missed this earlier, York council has - coincidentally - been drawing up a new report on flooding in the city. It warns that upgrading the city's drainage system could cost £5m - http://bit.ly/QGZmGk

5:51pm

A couple of tweets on the situation east of York

 

5:49pm

A RYEDALE MP says she is disappointed that Pickering may again be at risk of flooding following recent heavy rain.
 

Anne McIntosh said: “While I am pleased that the Environment Agency has implemented part of the Slowing the Flow Project, we are still waiting on the bunds or mini- dams, which are essential to the scheme, to be constructed.
 

“The bottom line is we must stop building in inappropriate areas such as functional flood plains.
 

She said: “Clearly the deluge we have experienced over recent days is of biblical proportions but I do believe we could have done more between flood events as I have outlined.”

5:39pm

Now it's up to 46 flooding incidents dealt with by North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue today and they are urging everyone not to drive, walk or ride through floodwater and push the figure higher. 

4:19pm

The fire service has been to more than 40 flood related incidents so far today in North Yorkshire.

3:50pm

Bit of good news - no frost expected tonight in York or North Yorkshire and although rain is forecast, it will be showers rather than the downpours we have seen recently.

3:50pm

A bit of background on the York Flood Group, which has been convened today....

The group is convened when the river level is predicted to remain higher than 4.2m above normal summer levels for an extended period, or if the Foss Barrier or other defences fail or are breached.

The group includes representatives from the city council, police, fire brigade, Yorkshire Ambulance Service, Yorkshire Water and the Environment Agency.

3:46pm

The city council say that, in accordance with their sandbag policy, where resources allow they will deliver sandbags to individual properties immediately at risk of flooding to the living accommodation.

3:42pm

Another pump is on its way to Malton to join the six already pumping water out of flooded properties there.  Humberside Fire Servicesent a high volume pump which joined forces with the three Environment Agency pumps and two highway pumps already at work. 

 

3:17pm

Very latest information from City of York Council on road closures and travel routes affected by flooding:

Ward by Ward break down of road/ closures:

Fulford Ward: A19 Fulford at Germany Beck
Micklegate Ward: Skeldergate and Terry Avenue
Wheldrake Ward: Naburn Lane. Naburn Primary School is also closed today and likely tomorrow.
Guildhall Ward: There should be no further road closures, although there is potential
for seepage to cause problems on B1227 Tower Street.

The B1228 road out of Elvington to Sutton on Derwent has been closed by East Yorkshire Council
 

 
Bus routes in and around York:

The ‘Fordlands Ferry’ came  into operation from 12noon to 12 midnight tonight, starting again from 6am Wednesday. It will not run after midnight.

Bus route diversions at present are as follows:
Route 1 – Not affected.

Route 2 (Rawcliffe Bar Park & Ride) – Not affected.

Route 3 (Askham Bar Park & Ride) – Buses are currently running in to the city via Nunnery Lane and Bishopgate Street direct to Tower Street.  All outbound stops are still being served.

Route 4 – Not affected.

Route 5 – Not affected.

Route 6 – Not affected.

Route 7 (Designer Outlet Park & Ride) – With A19 Selby Road closed, buses between the Designer Outlet and the city centre are operating via the A64 and A1036 Tadcaster Road.  All usual city centre stops are being served.  Please note though that these buses will not stop on Blossom Street or Tadcaster Road.  In addition, First will be operating a shuttle service from the city centre as far as Broadway, then Heslington Lane, right onto A19 Main Street and back in to the city centre.

Route 8 (Grimston Bar Park & Ride) – Not affected.

Route 9 (Monks Cross Park & Ride) – Not directly affected but traffic management for the emergency repairs on A1036 Heworth Green may cause some delays at peak times.

Route 10 – Main Street, Nether Poppleton is closed so buses are running from Millfield Lane, via Ebor Way and Dikelands Lane back onto normal line of route at Main Street.

Route 11 – Not affected.

Route 12 – Not affected.

Route 13 – Not affected.

Route 14 – Not affected.

Route 15 – Not affected.

Route 16 – Not affected.

Routes 19B and 19L– Not affected.

Route 20 – Main Street, Nether Poppleton is closed so buses are running from Millfield Lane via Ebor Way, Allerton Drive and Riversvale Drive back on to normal line of route at Main Street and vice versa.

Route 21 – Buses are still serving Acaster Malbis but are not able to use Hauling Lane.

Routes 24 and 26 – Fordlands Road is closed so buses are running from the city centre as far as A19 Main Street, left into Heslington Lane, Broadway, then right onto A19 Fulford Road back in to the city centre.  City of York Council is providing a four-wheel drive vehicle to provide a direct connection to the Fordlands Road area.

Route 29 – Not affected.

Route 30 – Not affected.

Route 31 – Not affected.

Route 35 – A19 Selby Road is closed so buses are running in via the A64, A1079 Hull Road, Field Lane, Heslington Lane and on to normal line of route at A19 Main Street and vice versa.

Route 36 - A19 Selby Road is closed so buses are running in via the A64, A1079 Hull Road, Field Lane, Heslington Lane and on to normal line of route at A19 Main Street and vice versa.

Route 37 – Not affected.

Route 40 – Not affected.

Route 42 – B1222 Naburn Lane is closed so buses are only running on the southern section of the route.

Route 44 – Not affected.

Routes 142 and 143 – Not affected.

Route 181 – Not affected.

Route 415 - A19 Selby Road is closed so buses are running via the A64, A1079 Hull Road, Field Lane and Heslington Lane.

Routes 412 and 413 – Not affected.

Coastliner services from Leeds (routes X40, X43, X45, 743, 840, 843, 844 and 845) – Not affected.

Routes from East Yorkshire (routes X4, X46, X47, 195, 196, 744, 746 and 747) – Skeldergate is closed to traffic so some buses are taking a different route through the city centre but all usual stops are being served.

3:12pm

The scene at Clifton Ings where Woman and three dogs were rescued:

York Press:

York Press:

3:01pm

An eye-witness to the Clifton Ings rescue, Des Brind, said the woman appeared to be in her mid-fifites.

"The fire brigade was there and they had to bring a rescue boat.  They had to shoot across to her to get her and her dogs," he said.    

The boat was launched at 2pm after an initial reconnaissance by fire crews who were called to the Rawcliffe end of Clifton Ings by police at 1.05pm. 

2:58pm

The woman trapped on Clifton Ings by the floods has been brought safely to dry land.

Police alerted the fire service to her plight at 1.05pm and the fire rescue unit launched its boat. 

She was out walking three dogs at the Rawcliffe end of the open land north of Clifton Bridge.  She is believed to be unharmed and continued on her walk with the animals after she was rescued. 

 

 

2:53pm

2:52pm

A great before and after pic of the floods in the city-centre

2:47pm

Latest River level measurements for York show the Ouse to be at 4.51 metres while in Malton the River Derwent is currently at 4.64 metres.

In Old Malton, water pumping continues in an attempt to relieve pressure on the overloaded sewage sytems. While the river levels are high thery are not expected to breach flood defences in the town. 

2:09pm

Flooding is likely to continue in York and North Yorkshire until Thursday according to the latest three-day forecast by the Environment Agency.

1:52pm

Firefighters have gone to the aid of a woman who is stranded on Clifton Ings with three dogs.  They have launched the fire service rescue boat to bring her to safety.

1:48pm

A couple of tweets by council leader James Alexander

 

1:43pm

A reminder on the situation in York: The latest measure says the Ouse is 4.4m above normal summer levels and it is predicted to peak in the early hours of tomorrow at 4.8m.

To put that in context, September's flood (the second-highest recorded in York in modern times) peaked at 5.07m.

The city council are keen to stress that the vast, vast majority of York is unaffected and remains open for business.

1:23pm

A few more pictures from around the city

 

1:22pm

Serious flooding problems now in Old Malton. Firefighters on the scene. We'll bring pics from there as soon as we can.

1:15pm

Some readers' pictures...

View from Clifton Bridge this morning:York Press: clifton bridge
 

Flooding at the marina in Bishopthorpe, left (Picture: Katy Harrison)

River Foss outside Defra, right (Picture: Simon Carr)

York Press:

Front Street, Naburn (Picture: Dan Hudson):

York Press:

 

12:50pm

LATEST - Naburn Primary School closed after floods hit surrounding roads and paths.

Also B1228 at Elvington is now closed over the bridge.

In Easingwold, Hambleton District Council has set up a bank in the Galtres Centre car park where residents can collect up to ten sandbags to help protect their property.

12:30pm

Current level of River Ouse in York now at 4.48 metres with levels still not expected to peak until Wednesday morning, according to Environment Agency.

Currently raining in York City Centre

Have you been hit by the floods. Contact Richard Catton on 01904 567155

11:38am

LATEST - The flood barrier on B1222 Cawood Bridge is to be raised meaning the road will now be closed to traffic.

Cawood Parish Council said it has been told by the Environmental Agency that the barrier will be raised until further notice, however river levels are not expected to breach flood defences.

Send us your flood pictures to newsdesk@thepress.co.uk

11:05am

WITH River levels not expected to peak until Wednesday morning, what's the latest where you are?

Send us your pics or email us any information on newsdesk@thepress.co.uk or call Richard Catton on 01904 567155

10:19am

 

10:09am

9:50am

LATEST  - The A19 Fulford Road is now closed at Germany Beck.

Meanwhile The Environment Agency has announced the River Ouse has now reached 4.4metres and that it is not expected to peak until Wednesday morning. The river is not expected to breach flood defences.

9:43am

Floodwater near Millennium Bridge

York Press: Millennium Bridge

9:42am

Floods scupper council bike ride - PIcture: Rob Ainsley

York Press: Rob Ainsley

9:41am

The A19 at Fulford is closing due to flooding, say the city council.

9:37am

Skeldergate Bridge this morning. Picture - Mark Coates

York Press: Mark Coates

9:15am

 

9:03am

Thre's disruption on the railway between York and Newcastle. National Rail says: "Some buses will be on site soon to run between Newcastle and York (both directions). One of the lines is expected to open to allow trains to run from Newcastle towards York (delays still expected). East Coast advise if you can postpone travel until tomorrow, please do so."

9:00am

These from council leader James Alexander:

 

8:58am

This is from the city council:

8:03am

7:35am

Traffic - updated... 

Road closures due to flooding:

B1222 York Road, Naburn, between Moor Lane and Howden Lane

Sutton upon Derwent, road flooded on east side of Suton Bridge

Rythergate, Cawood

Fishpond Hill, Pocklington

A19 at Knayton

 

Full details>>

7:21am

There are reportedly fears for around 50 properties in Pickering. The warning there is around Beck Isle and Hungate.

7:20am

The Environment Agency has issued a new warning for properties in Back Lane, Acaster Selby.

7:15am

Please do send us pictures of the situation where you are. If you're on twitter, use the yorkfloods hashtag.

7:14am

The fire brigade say they've had a surprisingly-quiet night and morning so far, with very few incidents. They may well have a busy day ahead though.

6:49am

We'll bring you a full list of road closures as soon as possible, but they include Skeldergate, King Street, Cumberland Street, and the B1223 in Cawood.

6:42am

There has been heavy rainfall overnight in Pickering and there is a warning in place there for the beck, around Beck Isle and Hungate.

At 2am this morning, the Environent Agency said the beck was 0.85m above normal levels and said that would rise, with an estimated peak of 1.13m at noon today.

6:39am

Still in York, the Foss is now 2.6 metres above normal in the Huntington area and a warning remains in place for isolated properties in Huntington Road, Haley's Terrace, Yearsley Crescent, The Groves, Foss Bank and properties around Wormald's Cut and Foss Navigation. 

The Environment Agency said about ten minutes ago that the Foss would remain high for the rest of today.

6:35am

And still on the Ouse in York, there is a warning in place on Skeldergate.

6:35am

There is also a warning in place at Fulford, including the pumping station, York Motor Yacht Club, Love Lane, Fordlands Road and Selby Road.

6:34am

The Environment Agency's latest warning for Alma Terrace, River Street and Peckitt Street in York was issued at 5.46am today. It says the Ouse is 4.25m above normal and that figure is expected to rise slowly today as water flows off the Pennines and through the Vale of York.

6:33am

The Ouse in York is currently 4.25m above normal levels and there are several flood warnings in place around the city this morning. 

6:32am

Thanks to everyone who sent us pictures and alerts yesterday. Please keep it coming today. You can email us on newsdesk@thepress.co.uk or tweet us on @yorkpress

6:31am

Good morning on another day of flood disruption in York and across the region. Follow this story throughout today for the latest news on incidents, road closures, disruption to buses etc etc.

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7:21am Tue 27 Nov 12

gmc_1963 says...

"Please do send us pictures of the situation where you are. "

Where do you want them ?
"Please do send us pictures of the situation where you are. " Where do you want them ? gmc_1963
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8:15am Tue 27 Nov 12

Shouter says...

I'm now waiting for the A19 at Fulford to be closed because of the flooding. Can't money be invested in raising the level of that road so it doesn't flood yet again?
I'm now waiting for the A19 at Fulford to be closed because of the flooding. Can't money be invested in raising the level of that road so it doesn't flood yet again? Shouter
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8:33am Tue 27 Nov 12

UsernameNotAvailable says...

I'm bemused by the BBC coverage constantly going live to Kings Staith and mentioning it as 'the situation in the city centre', trying to make it dramatic. 'This pub under a METRE of water...' - the Kings Arms spends half it's time under a metre of water!!! It's hardly news!
I'm bemused by the BBC coverage constantly going live to Kings Staith and mentioning it as 'the situation in the city centre', trying to make it dramatic. 'This pub under a METRE of water...' - the Kings Arms spends half it's time under a metre of water!!! It's hardly news! UsernameNotAvailable
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9:01am Tue 27 Nov 12

pedalling paul says...

Shouter wrote:
I'm now waiting for the A19 at Fulford to be closed because of the flooding. Can't money be invested in raising the level of that road so it doesn't flood yet again?
I thought that a contribution by the Germany Beck developers was promised, specifically for this purpose.
[quote][p][bold]Shouter[/bold] wrote: I'm now waiting for the A19 at Fulford to be closed because of the flooding. Can't money be invested in raising the level of that road so it doesn't flood yet again?[/p][/quote]I thought that a contribution by the Germany Beck developers was promised, specifically for this purpose. pedalling paul
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9:06am Tue 27 Nov 12

Shouter says...

pedalling paul wrote:
Shouter wrote:
I'm now waiting for the A19 at Fulford to be closed because of the flooding. Can't money be invested in raising the level of that road so it doesn't flood yet again?
I thought that a contribution by the Germany Beck developers was promised, specifically for this purpose.
Perhaps it was, but as Germany Beck floods regularly, who in their right mind would want to buy a house there?
[quote][p][bold]pedalling paul [/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Shouter[/bold] wrote: I'm now waiting for the A19 at Fulford to be closed because of the flooding. Can't money be invested in raising the level of that road so it doesn't flood yet again?[/p][/quote]I thought that a contribution by the Germany Beck developers was promised, specifically for this purpose.[/p][/quote]Perhaps it was, but as Germany Beck floods regularly, who in their right mind would want to buy a house there? Shouter
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10:33am Tue 27 Nov 12

bolero says...

Shouter wrote:
I'm now waiting for the A19 at Fulford to be closed because of the flooding. Can't money be invested in raising the level of that road so it doesn't flood yet again?
Well no, there are more important issues; like 20mph speed limits and `arty` barges costing £275,000.
[quote][p][bold]Shouter[/bold] wrote: I'm now waiting for the A19 at Fulford to be closed because of the flooding. Can't money be invested in raising the level of that road so it doesn't flood yet again?[/p][/quote]Well no, there are more important issues; like 20mph speed limits and `arty` barges costing £275,000. bolero
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10:56am Tue 27 Nov 12

Capt. Dobie says...

York should have an elevated Monorail.




Meanwhile, back on Earth....
York should have an elevated Monorail. Meanwhile, back on Earth.... Capt. Dobie
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10:57am Tue 27 Nov 12

Far says...

First forecast for the peak - 4.8m :o

http://www.environme
nt-agency.gov.uk/hom
eandleisure/floods/3
4681.aspx?area=122FW
F724&page=1&type=Reg
ion&term=Northeast

That's almost as bad as September - just 20cm lower and last time they kept revising it up and up....
First forecast for the peak - 4.8m :o http://www.environme nt-agency.gov.uk/hom eandleisure/floods/3 4681.aspx?area=122FW F724&page=1&type=Reg ion&term=Northeast That's almost as bad as September - just 20cm lower and last time they kept revising it up and up.... Far
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11:10am Tue 27 Nov 12

matroom says...

Its 2012 !!!! Why is one of yorks main routes STILL being closed due to flooding !!! Come on CYC, do something about it !!! Cant wait for my 3 hour journey home !!!
Its 2012 !!!! Why is one of yorks main routes STILL being closed due to flooding !!! Come on CYC, do something about it !!! Cant wait for my 3 hour journey home !!! matroom
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11:10am Tue 27 Nov 12

matroom says...

Its 2012 !!!! Why is one of yorks main routes STILL being closed due to flooding !!! Come on CYC, do something about it !!! Cant wait for my 3 hour journey home !!!
Its 2012 !!!! Why is one of yorks main routes STILL being closed due to flooding !!! Come on CYC, do something about it !!! Cant wait for my 3 hour journey home !!! matroom
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11:26am Tue 27 Nov 12

cchittock says...

EA and NYCC have just announced that the bridge over the Ouse at Cawood has been closed to allow the flood barrier to be raised. just a precaution at this stage though as not expected to get that high.
EA and NYCC have just announced that the bridge over the Ouse at Cawood has been closed to allow the flood barrier to be raised. just a precaution at this stage though as not expected to get that high. cchittock
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11:35am Tue 27 Nov 12

YSTClinguist says...

http://www.hughbayle
y.co.uk/2012/10/gett
ing-assurance-that-f
lood-defences-will-b
e-considered-for-new
-infrastructure-inve
stment/

The government could have moved a bit faster on this, but Hugh has pushed and pushed to ensure our needs are met in the near future. Good on him!
http://www.hughbayle y.co.uk/2012/10/gett ing-assurance-that-f lood-defences-will-b e-considered-for-new -infrastructure-inve stment/ The government could have moved a bit faster on this, but Hugh has pushed and pushed to ensure our needs are met in the near future. Good on him! YSTClinguist
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11:59am Tue 27 Nov 12

TheTruthHurts says...

YSTClinguist wrote:
http://www.hughbayle

y.co.uk/2012/10/gett

ing-assurance-that-f

lood-defences-will-b

e-considered-for-new

-infrastructure-inve

stment/

The government could have moved a bit faster on this, but Hugh has pushed and pushed to ensure our needs are met in the near future. Good on him!
With respect we live in a small city that floods multiple times a year. Surely campaigning for better flood defenses should be a given for our MP? However, sadly although Hugh has a lot of it, hot air and self congratulatory blogs wont reduce the flooding anytime soon.
[quote][p][bold]YSTClinguist[/bold] wrote: http://www.hughbayle y.co.uk/2012/10/gett ing-assurance-that-f lood-defences-will-b e-considered-for-new -infrastructure-inve stment/ The government could have moved a bit faster on this, but Hugh has pushed and pushed to ensure our needs are met in the near future. Good on him![/p][/quote]With respect we live in a small city that floods multiple times a year. Surely campaigning for better flood defenses should be a given for our MP? However, sadly although Hugh has a lot of it, hot air and self congratulatory blogs wont reduce the flooding anytime soon. TheTruthHurts
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12:02pm Tue 27 Nov 12

yorkframer says...

The river is rising way faster than last time, lets hope it stops soon.

Webcam of river
http://www.farsondig
italwatercams.com/li
ve-webcams/north/Ous
e/York/
For reference it made it up to the middle of the white line on the no entry sign back in September.
The river is rising way faster than last time, lets hope it stops soon. Webcam of river http://www.farsondig italwatercams.com/li ve-webcams/north/Ous e/York/ For reference it made it up to the middle of the white line on the no entry sign back in September. yorkframer
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1:50pm Tue 27 Nov 12

MidnightBoo says...

Shouter wrote:
pedalling paul wrote:
Shouter wrote:
I'm now waiting for the A19 at Fulford to be closed because of the flooding. Can't money be invested in raising the level of that road so it doesn't flood yet again?
I thought that a contribution by the Germany Beck developers was promised, specifically for this purpose.
Perhaps it was, but as Germany Beck floods regularly, who in their right mind would want to buy a house there?
As a resident of Fordlands for 9 yrs, the beck has probably topped about 3 times, if I remember correctly, yet in the last 2 mth its gone over twice. Annoying but I wouldn't class this as regular. The roads flood but very few houses are affected. The planning application detailed improvements/heighte
ning of the road systems to stop flooding. With the backlash against the development and the economic downturn this isn't going to go ahead for years. Perhaps the beck needs digging out to increase its capacity.
[quote][p][bold]Shouter[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pedalling paul [/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Shouter[/bold] wrote: I'm now waiting for the A19 at Fulford to be closed because of the flooding. Can't money be invested in raising the level of that road so it doesn't flood yet again?[/p][/quote]I thought that a contribution by the Germany Beck developers was promised, specifically for this purpose.[/p][/quote]Perhaps it was, but as Germany Beck floods regularly, who in their right mind would want to buy a house there?[/p][/quote]As a resident of Fordlands for 9 yrs, the beck has probably topped about 3 times, if I remember correctly, yet in the last 2 mth its gone over twice. Annoying but I wouldn't class this as regular. The roads flood but very few houses are affected. The planning application detailed improvements/heighte ning of the road systems to stop flooding. With the backlash against the development and the economic downturn this isn't going to go ahead for years. Perhaps the beck needs digging out to increase its capacity. MidnightBoo
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2:20pm Tue 27 Nov 12

TerryYork says...

Capt. Dobie wrote:
York should have an elevated Monorail.




Meanwhile, back on Earth....
I heard they've 'sold monorails to Brockway, Ogdenville, and North Haverbrook, and by gum it put them on the map! :)
[quote][p][bold]Capt. Dobie[/bold] wrote: York should have an elevated Monorail. Meanwhile, back on Earth....[/p][/quote]I heard they've 'sold monorails to Brockway, Ogdenville, and North Haverbrook, and by gum it put them on the map! :) TerryYork
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2:37pm Tue 27 Nov 12

roskoboskovic says...

can anyone remember the last time the council came around to clean out the drain gullies in their street.
can anyone remember the last time the council came around to clean out the drain gullies in their street. roskoboskovic
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5:11pm Tue 27 Nov 12

greenmonkey says...

pedalling paul wrote:
Shouter wrote: I'm now waiting for the A19 at Fulford to be closed because of the flooding. Can't money be invested in raising the level of that road so it doesn't flood yet again?
I thought that a contribution by the Germany Beck developers was promised, specifically for this purpose.
The developers are required to raise the road level as part of construction of the access road and junction. The site for the houses is above the beck, the concern is where the water goes that currently spreads across the A19 and Fordlands Rd - downstream to Naburn, Bishopthorpe, Acaster Malbis etc Its also not clear whether the developers will raise Fordlands Rd enough for it to be above the floodwater, so they could still be cut off down there with new houses adding to the run-off in the area into the new 'lake' along the line of Germany Beck.
[quote][p][bold]pedalling paul [/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Shouter[/bold] wrote: I'm now waiting for the A19 at Fulford to be closed because of the flooding. Can't money be invested in raising the level of that road so it doesn't flood yet again?[/p][/quote]I thought that a contribution by the Germany Beck developers was promised, specifically for this purpose.[/p][/quote]The developers are required to raise the road level as part of construction of the access road and junction. The site for the houses is above the beck, the concern is where the water goes that currently spreads across the A19 and Fordlands Rd - downstream to Naburn, Bishopthorpe, Acaster Malbis etc Its also not clear whether the developers will raise Fordlands Rd enough for it to be above the floodwater, so they could still be cut off down there with new houses adding to the run-off in the area into the new 'lake' along the line of Germany Beck. greenmonkey
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8:08pm Tue 27 Nov 12

Yorky607 says...

greenmonkey wrote:
pedalling paul wrote:
Shouter wrote: I'm now waiting for the A19 at Fulford to be closed because of the flooding. Can't money be invested in raising the level of that road so it doesn't flood yet again?
I thought that a contribution by the Germany Beck developers was promised, specifically for this purpose.
The developers are required to raise the road level as part of construction of the access road and junction. The site for the houses is above the beck, the concern is where the water goes that currently spreads across the A19 and Fordlands Rd - downstream to Naburn, Bishopthorpe, Acaster Malbis etc Its also not clear whether the developers will raise Fordlands Rd enough for it to be above the floodwater, so they could still be cut off down there with new houses adding to the run-off in the area into the new 'lake' along the line of Germany Beck.
Surely all the A19 needs is the bridge wall extending over the low area. As a person working on Fulford road it is no fun having to go into york in the hope of finding a bus, also why do our posh new "Information Screens" show services which are not running, they actually make the matter worse by giving a false hope of a bus.
[quote][p][bold]greenmonkey[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pedalling paul [/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Shouter[/bold] wrote: I'm now waiting for the A19 at Fulford to be closed because of the flooding. Can't money be invested in raising the level of that road so it doesn't flood yet again?[/p][/quote]I thought that a contribution by the Germany Beck developers was promised, specifically for this purpose.[/p][/quote]The developers are required to raise the road level as part of construction of the access road and junction. The site for the houses is above the beck, the concern is where the water goes that currently spreads across the A19 and Fordlands Rd - downstream to Naburn, Bishopthorpe, Acaster Malbis etc Its also not clear whether the developers will raise Fordlands Rd enough for it to be above the floodwater, so they could still be cut off down there with new houses adding to the run-off in the area into the new 'lake' along the line of Germany Beck.[/p][/quote]Surely all the A19 needs is the bridge wall extending over the low area. As a person working on Fulford road it is no fun having to go into york in the hope of finding a bus, also why do our posh new "Information Screens" show services which are not running, they actually make the matter worse by giving a false hope of a bus. Yorky607
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8:23pm Tue 27 Nov 12

Lolita says...

I'd be interested to know if Knavesmire Rd has only started flooding since the racecourse did all the drainage work on the track? All the rain from the race track is now moved further out causing the flooding on Knavesmire Rd? Can't remember it ever flooding before this?
I'd be interested to know if Knavesmire Rd has only started flooding since the racecourse did all the drainage work on the track? All the rain from the race track is now moved further out causing the flooding on Knavesmire Rd? Can't remember it ever flooding before this? Lolita
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10:41pm Tue 27 Nov 12

bigshinydog@gmail.com says...

my heart goes out to those with flooded homes

http://www.bbc.co.uk
/news/uk-england-yor
k-north-yorkshire-19
732741
my heart goes out to those with flooded homes http://www.bbc.co.uk /news/uk-england-yor k-north-yorkshire-19 732741 bigshinydog@gmail.com
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10:55pm Tue 27 Nov 12

piaggio1 says...

time to stop doling out money to very dodgy countries as in aid,n spend it on our own country,n get a new bridge built at cawood,(fast)/and newton on derwent.spend OUR money on our people.
time to stop doling out money to very dodgy countries as in aid,n spend it on our own country,n get a new bridge built at cawood,(fast)/and newton on derwent.spend OUR money on our people. piaggio1
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7:24am Wed 28 Nov 12

roobarb85 says...

With respect, not sure how a new bridge at Cawood would help when the 3/4 mile of road leading to it from York is under 6 foot of water....
With respect, not sure how a new bridge at Cawood would help when the 3/4 mile of road leading to it from York is under 6 foot of water.... roobarb85
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