Flood Warning Info - River Ribble at Settle, around Holmehead, Watershed Mill and Sowarth Field Ind Est

Area Description

Includes 1 to 12 Sandholme Rd, Holme Dene House and Beechfield House.
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 Feb 2020 21:18
River Ribble
River levels have risen at the Penny Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected from 23:00 today, 21/02/20. This includes Holmehead, Watershed Mill, Sowarth Field Industrial Estate and Gildersleets We expect river levels to rise until the early hours of Saturday morning 22/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 22/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 08:07
River Ribble
River levels have risen as a result of Storm Ciara Consequently, flooding of property is imminent. this may affect properties, further rainfall is forecast over the next few hours. We expect river levels to remain high until midday 09/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident rooms are open. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 13:26
River Ribble
River levels are rising at the River Ribble at Settle as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected/possible between 14:00 until the evening today, 16/03/19. Flooding is affecting the playing fields and sports pavillion near Settle Bridge, 1 to 12 Sandholme Drive, Holme Dene House and Beechfield House We expect river levels to remain high until this evening on 16/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.