Flood Warning Info - River Colne and Frays River at West Drayton and Stanwell Moor

Area Description

The River Colne and Frays River at West Drayton and Stanwell Moor including Longford and Poyle.
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 8 Oct 2020 08:29
River Colne, Frays River
Flood water is still affecting the caravan sites close to the River Colne in West Drayton. Despite some further rainfall overnight, river levels have continued to fall. Some further rain is forecast today Thursday 8 October, particularly in the morning. However, further flooding is not expected. Our incident response staff will be on site again today to continue our investigation into the cause of the flooding. We will be carrying out any further pumping of water that is required and further securing the site with a small sandbag wall next to the River Colne where there may be a low spot in the river bank. Flood water may be deep and fast flowing. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water. We will continue to closely monitor the situation. This message will be updated this evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Oct 2020 19:39
River Colne, Frays River
Flood water is still affecting the caravan sites close to the River Colne in West Drayton. River levels have continued to fall throughout the day however some rain is forecast overnight and into tomorrow morning, Thursday 8 October. Further flooding is not expected but we will be monitoring the situation closely. Our incident response staff have been on site today to continue our investigation into the cause of the flooding. We have been pumping water away from the site and have built a small sandbag wall next to the River Colne where there may be a low spot in the river bank. This pumping is likely to continue overnight and into tomorrow whilst the site recovers. Flood water may be deep and fast flowing. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water. We will continue to closely monitor the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Oct 2020 08:31
River Colne, Frays River
Flood water is still affecting the caravan sites close to the River Colne in West Drayton. Today, Wednesday 7 October, will be mostly dry, so river levels should continue to slowly fall. Some rain is forecast later this evening and into tomorrow (Thursday), however more flooding is not expected. Our incident response staff will be visiting the affected site today to continue our investigation into the cause of the flooding. We will attempt to pump water away from the site and plan to build a small sandbag wall next to the River Colne where there may be a low spot in the river bank. Flood water may be deep and fast flowing. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated by 8pm this evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Oct 2020 19:19
River Colne, Frays River
Flood water is still affecting the caravan sites close to the River Colne in West Drayton. Overnight and tomorrow (Wednesday) will be mostly dry, so river levels should continue to slowly fall. Further rain is possible tomorrow evening and on Thursday. Our incident response staff have visited the affected site today to continue our investigation into the cause of the flooding. We will attempt to pump water away from the site tomorrow and plan to build a small sandbag wall next to the River Colne where there may be a low spot in the river bank. Flood water may be deep and fast flowing. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated by 9am tomorrow morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Oct 2020 09:03
River Colne, Frays River
Flood water is still affecting the caravan sites close to the River Colne in West Drayton. There may be some light rain showers today (Tuesday 6 October) but we are not expecting to see any further flooding impacts. Our incident response staff will be attending the affected sites again today. Flood water may be deep and fast flowing. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated by 8pm this evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Oct 2020 19:34
River Colne, Frays River
Flood water is still affecting the caravan sites close to the River Colne in West Drayton. There may be some light rain showers overnight tonight (Monday 5th October), but these are not expected to cause any further flooding. Our incident response staff have been in the area today and will be attending the affected sites again tomorrow. Flood water may be deep and fast flowing. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated by 9am tomorrow morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Oct 2020 08:58
River Colne, Frays River
In response to the heavy rainfall we have seen over the weekend, we have seen flooding in the West Drayton area, specifically in and around the caravan parks off Thorney Mill Road. London Fire Brigade have been on site overnight and we will be attending site again today (Monday 5 October) to further assess the situation. River levels remain high but are stable. Some light rain is possible today. The risk to properties near the river along Thorney Mill Road is expected to remain. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing in this area. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. We will be closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated by 8pm this evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Oct 2020 20:06
River Colne, Frays River
In response to the heavy rainfall we have seen over the weekend, we have seen flooding in the West Drayton area, specifically in and around the caravan parks off Thorney Mill Road. We have had staff in the area assisting the London Fire Brigade and have been checking for and clearing any river blockages. Although we are not anticipating any significant rainfall overnight, the risk to properties near the river along Thorney Mill Road is expected to remain. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing in this area. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. We will be closely monitoring the situation overnight and this message will be updated by 9am tomorrow morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Oct 2020 14:41
River Colne, Frays River
River levels have risen along the River Colne in response to this weekend’s heavy rainfall. We are aware of reports of flooding in the West Drayton Area, specifically along Thorney Mill Road. We have incident response staff in the area working alongside London Fire Brigade. Further light rainfall is forecast this evening, but river levels are expected to start falling. Flooding to low lying land and roads is still expected and the risk of properties along Thorney Mill Road is expected to remain. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We will be closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this evening, Sunday 4th October, or as the situation changes.