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FLOODING IN LAMBERHURST


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Individual Flood Protection Scheme May 2010

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Click on the pdf above to view the presentation given at the recent meeting and find out what you need to do if yours is an eligible property.


Flooding Update March 2009


On 10th March 2009 Neil Gunn of the Environment Agency spoke to parishioners at the LPC Meeting. The report of this discussion can be read in the pdf document below.

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The Flooding Report, Oct 2008


On 31st October, Richard Knight of the Environment Agency and representatives from consulting engineers Mott McDonald, came to the Village Hall to give feedback and recommendations from their pre-feasibilty study. Many of those present gave verbal and written feedback.

The presentation is available as a downloadable PDF file, which is unfortunately very large (13Mb), or as a frame by frame slideshow (26 images).

Click here for the slideshow - 26 images

Click here for the PDF file - 13.8Mb

Click on the document below to read the minutes of the meeting
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FLOODING - NOT A NEW PROBLEM!



Flooding in Lamberhurst, 1461


"John, Bishop of Rochester, in 1461, changed the feast of the dedication of this church from the feast of St. Michael, on account of the floods which frequently happened here about that time of the year, and hindered its being celebrated with due solemnity, and transferred it to the Wednesday next following the feast of the sacred relics; to be held yearly on that day."
Edward Hasted
1798


Flooding in the village in 1960




Flooding in 2000


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