Flood Warning Info - Areas closest to Sankey Brook at Sankey Bridges

Area Description

Areas at risk include Liverpool Road from Kent Road to Beaufort Street, Rostherne Close, Evelyn Street and Huntley Street..
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

The red highlighted area on the map below outlines the 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 22 Jan 2021 10:41
Sankey Brook
River levels are beginning to drop below flood warning thresholds. However, there remains a risk from surface / standing water. We are closely monitoring the situation, and we will issue further updates where necessary. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated tomorrow, Saturday 23/01/2021 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Jan 2021 14:59
Sankey Brook
River levels are rising at the Liverpool Road river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall and are expected to remain high until Friday. Consequently, flooding of properties along parts of Liverpool Road is possible from this afternoon, Wednesday 20th January. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue further flood warnings if necessary. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated tomorrow, Thursday 21st January or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Jan 2018 00:21
Sankey Brook
Following tonight's high tide, Sankey Brook has started to rise. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will provide updates in due course. Be aware of your local surroundings and remain safe. There may be localised standing water on roads. Do not drive through flood water.