Flood Warning Info - Low lying areas close to the River Great Ouse at Bedford

Area Description

Marina Court, the brewery on Havelock Street, Duckmill Lane, Longholme Boating Lake, Priory Marina, the hotel on Cardington Road and Castle Mill.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 2 Feb 2021 08:00
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high at the Bedford river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall in the catchment over the last few days. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible today, Tuesday 2 February. We expect flooding to affect Marina Court, the brewery on Havelock Street, Duckmill Lane, Longholme Boating Lake, Priory Marina, the hotel on Cardington Road and Castle Mill in Bedford. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today. Further rainfall is forecast today, which may cause river levels to remain high or rise again. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. Property owners with property level resilience are advised to install it now. This message will be updated this afternoon, Tuesday 2 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Feb 2021 16:18
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high at the Bedford river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall in the catchment over the last few days. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible today, Monday 1 February. We expect flooding to affect Marina Court, the brewery on Havelock Street, Duckmill Lane, Longholme Boating Lake, Priory Marina, the hotel on Cardington Road and Castle Mill in Bedford. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today. Further rainfall is forecast tomorrow, which may cause river levels to remain high or rise again. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. Property owners with property level resilience are advised to install it now. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Tuesday 2 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Feb 2021 08:20
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high at the Bedford river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall in the catchment over the last few days. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible today, Monday 1 February. We expect flooding to affect Marina Court, the brewery on Havelock Street, Duckmill Lane, Longholme Boating Lake, Priory Marina, the hotel on Cardington Road and Castle Mill in Bedford. We expect river levels to remain this high throughout today. Further rainfall is forecast for tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. Property owners with property level resilience are advised to install it now. This message will be updated this afternoon, Monday 1 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jan 2021 17:11
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising at the Bedford river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall over the last few days. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible today Sunday 31st January and overnight. We expect flooding to affect Marina Court, the brewery on Havelock Street, Duckmill Lane, Longholme Boating Lake, Priory Marina, the hotel on Cardington Road and Castle Mill in Bedford. No further rainfall is forecast over the next 30 hours. River levels will continue to rise slowly throughout the day as the flood water travels down the river. We expect levels to remain high today and tomorrow. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. Property owners with property level resilience are advised to install it now. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Monday 1st February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jan 2021 12:44
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising at the Bedford river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall over the last few days. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible today Sunday 31st January and overnight. We expect flooding to affect Marina Court, the brewery on Havelock Street, Duckmill Lane, Longholme Boating Lake, Priory Marina, the hotel on Cardington Road and Castle Mill in Bedford. No further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. River levels will continue to rise slowly throughout the day as the flood water travels down the river. We expect levels to remain high today and tomorrow. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. Property owners with property level resilience are advised to install it now. This message will be updated this afternoon, Sunday 31st December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Dec 2020 02:17
River Great Ouse
River levels are falling, but remain high at the Bedford river gauge as a result of the recent heavy rainfall. Further rainfall is possible today, Monday 28th December 2020, so river levels may remain high. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Marina Court, the brewery on Havelock Street, Duckmill Lane, Longholme Boating Lake, Priory Marina, the hotel on Cardington Road and Castle Mill in Bedford. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2020 18:24
River Great Ouse
River levels are falling, but remain high at the Bedford river gauge as a result of the recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of property flooding is expected to continue. We expect flooding to affect Marina Court, the brewery on Havelock Street, Duckmill Lane, Longholme Boating Lake, Priory Marina, the hotel on Cardington Road and Castle Mill in Bedford. Further rain is forecast for overnight tonight and Monday 28th December 2020, so we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and follow advice from emergency services. Call 999 if in immediate danger. Property owners with property level resilience are advised to install it now. Find out if your community assistance centre is open at www.bedford.gov.uk. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2020 10:36
River Great Ouse
River levels are falling, but remain high at the Bedford river gauge as a result of the recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of property flooding is expected to continue. We expect flooding to affect Marina Court, the brewery on Havelock Street, Duckmill Lane, Longholme Boating Lake, Priory Marina, the hotel on Cardington Road and Castle Mill in Bedford. Further rainfall is forecast for Sunday 27th and Monday 28th December 2020, so we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and follow advice from emergency services. Call 999 if in immediate danger. Property owners with property level resilience are advised to install it now. Find out if your community assistance centre is open at www.bedford.gov.uk. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2020 02:35
River Great Ouse
River levels are falling, but remain high at the Bedford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall on Wednesday 23rd December. Consequently, flooding (of property) is expected to continue. We expect flooding to affect Marina Court, the brewery on Havelock Street, Duckmill Lane, Longholme Boating Lake, Priory Marina, the hotel on Cardington Road and Castle Mill in Bedford. Further rainfall is forecast for Sunday 27th and Monday 28th December 2020 so we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and follow advice from emergency services. Call 999 if in immediate danger. Property owners with property level resilience are advised to install it now. Find out if your community assistance centre is open at www.bedford.gov.uk. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Dec 2020 16:49
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high and steady at the Bedford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall on Wednesday 23rd December. Consequently, flooding (of property) is expected to continue. We expect flooding to affect Marina Court, the Brewery on Havelock Street, Duckmill Lane, Longholme Boating Lake, Priory Marina, the hotel on Cardington Road and Castle Mill in Bedford. Further rainfall is forecast tonight, Sunday 27th and Monday 28th December 2020 so we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and follow advice from emergency services. Call 999 if in immediate danger. Property owners with property level resilience are advised to install it now. Find out if your community assistance centre is open at www.bedford.gov.uk. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Dec 2020 07:42
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high and steady at the Bedford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall on Wednesday 23rd December. Consequently, flooding (of property) is expected. We expect flooding to affect Marina Court, the brewery on Havelock Street, Duckmill Lane, Longholme Boating Lake, Priory Marina, the hotel on Cardington Road and Castle Mill in Bedford. Further rainfall is forecast on Sunday 27th and Monday 28th December 2020 so we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and follow advice from emergency services. Call 999 if in immediate danger. Property owners with property level resilience are advised to install it now. Find out if your community assistance centre is open at www.bedford.gov.uk. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Dec 2020 02:38
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising at the Bedford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall on Wednesday 23rd December. Consequently, flooding (of property) is imminent. We expect flooding to affect Marina Court, the brewery on Havelock Street, Duckmill Lane, Longholme Boating Lake, Priory Marina, the hotel on Cardington Road and Castle Mill in Bedford. Further rainfall is forecast on Sunday 27th and Monday 28th December 2020 so we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety and follow advice from emergency services. Call 999 if in immediate danger. Property owners with property level resilience are advised to install it now. Find out if your community assistance centre is open at www.bedford.gov.uk. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2020 15:09
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising at the Bedford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding (of property) is imminent. We expect flooding to affect Marina Court, the brewery on Havelock Street, Duckmill Lane, Longholme Boating Lake, Priory Marina, the hotel on Cardington Road and Castle Mill in Bedford. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and follow advice from emergency services. Call 999 if in immediate danger. Property owners with property level resilience are advised to install it now. Find out if your community assistance centre is open at www.bedford.gov.uk. This message will be updated in 12 hours, or as the situation changes.