Flood Warning Info - River Wye at Bakewell

Area Description

River Wye at Bakewell including properties around Riverside Business Park, Holme Lane, Bridge Street and Haddon Road.
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 21 Feb 2022 00:46
River Wye
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Ashford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Areas most at risk are Bakewell, and A6 at Buxton. Further light rainfall is forecast overnight. We expect river levels to remain high until 21/02/2022. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2022 20:12
River Wye
River levels have risen at the Ashford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected this evening, 20/02/22. Areas most at risk are Bakewell, and A6 at Buxton. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few hours with showers expected overnight. We expect river levels to remain high until 21/02/2022. 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 avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.