Flood Warning Info - River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale, between Avenham and Miller Park

Area Description

Area on the North Bank of the River Ribble between the Old Tram Bridge and the Railway Bridge comprising of Avenham Park and Miller Park..
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 Nov 2020 05:13
River Ribble
River levels have risen at the Walton-Le-Dale river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected between 06:00 and 08:00 today, 02/11/20. Flooding is expected to affect the area on the North Bank of the River Ribble between the Old Tram Bridge and the Railway Bridge comprising Miller Park, Avenham Park and The Pavillion. We expect river levels to remain high until 11:00 on 02/11/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near rivers 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 9 Feb 2020 22:15
River Ribble
River levels peaked on Sunday Evening and will fall through the night. No further Flooding is expected. We are closely monitoring the situation, our incident room is open and will update if the situation changes or on Monday morning.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 17:11
River Ribble
River levels remain high at Walton-Le-Dale as a result of Storm Ciara. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Affected areas include the area on the North Bank of the River Ribble between the Old Tram Bridge and the Railway Bridge comprising Miller Park, Avenham Park and The Pavillion. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today, 09/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 09:30
River Ribble
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall from Storm Ciara. River levels are expected to remain high until later today, 09/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident room is open.