Protecting a Church from future flooding

Protecting a Church from future flooding

St Lawrence’s Church in Appleby was seriously flooded during Storm Desmond in December 2015, along with a lot of the town. After the cleanup, it was decided to use Floodgates to protect the Church against future flooding. Rector Sarah Lunn and Church...
Flood doors or Flood barriers?

Flood doors or Flood barriers?

We’re often asked to justify why our Floodgates are “only” 68cm high and can’t we make taller barriers to cope with deeper floodwater. We also get asked whether it would be better to fit a flood-proof door, so we will attempt to address both...
A race against time…

A race against time…

Heron & Brearley own 36 pubs and 15 Spar convenience stores, some of which are on garage forecourts, across the Isle of Man. December 2015 saw extensive flooding as a result of a series of four winter storms battering the island one after the other, culminating...