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...
Protecting national critical infrastructure…

Protecting national critical infrastructure…

After the unprecedented floods in the summer of 2007, the government set up a review headed by Sir Michael Pitt. In his Interim Report, Sir Michael concluded, “that the Government should establish a systematic, coordinated, cross-sector campaign to reduce the...