Flood Warning Info - River Bollin at Heatley

Area Description

Areas at risk include land adjacent to the Ship Canal and River Bollin, Reddish Hall, and some properties on Rushes avenue, Birch Brook Road and Chaise Meadow. Property on Old Mill Lane. .
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 21 Jan 2021 19:46
River Bollin
River levels are now dropping slowly at the Bollington Mill river gauge. While the risk to life is reduced, flooding for land and properties adjacent to the River Bollin remains possible today, Thursday 21st January. Further showers are forecast over the next 48 hours but it is not expected that river levels will rise significantly. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will update flood warnings as necessary. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated tomorrow, Friday 22nd January or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 21 Jan 2021 01:29
River Bollin
River levels are rising at the Bollington Mill river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall and are expected to remain high until Friday. Consequently, flooding for land and properties adjacent to the Ship Canal and River Bollin is possible. We expect river levels to peak at 1.6m between 05:00 and 06:00 on 21/01/21. A severe warning has been issued due to the potential for significant disruption to the community. If you believe that you are in immediate danger, please call 999. If you are asked to leave your home and need to stay with family or friends due to flooding, you will not be in breach of coronavirus laws and no legal action will be taken. If you or a family member have been asked to self-isolate due to Covid-19 Government guidance or if you are clinically extremely vulnerable, you will be contacted directly and Covid-secure accommodation will be provided. Please keep up to date with the current situation.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Jan 2021 17:29
River Bollin
River levels are rising at the Bollington Mill river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall and are expected to remain high until Friday. Consequently, flooding for land and properties adjacent to the Ship Canal and River Bollin is possible today, Wednesday 20th January. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours but it is expected that river levels will peak overnight, tonight Wednesday 20 January. 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 1 Aug 2019 21:06
River Bollin
River levels are currently remaining high as a result of heavy rainfall. We believe there is still a possibility of flooding for low lying land, roads and properties. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue further flood warnings if necessary. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Aug 2019 11:58
River Bollin
River levels have now peaked and are slowly dropping below the flood warning threshold, however river levels remain high within the River Bollin. Further rainfall is forecast for this afternoon (01/08/2019). It is possible that river levels could rise again in response to this. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Aug 2019 05:06
River Bollin
River levels are rising slowly but steadily and are expected to remain high at the Bollington Mill river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for properties at and around Bollington Mill and Bollington Hall Farm. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue further flood warnings if necessary. Please activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated later today, 01/08/19, or as the situation changes.