Council to help to clear up properties damaged by floods in Arnold

Date Posted: 1:27 PM on Tue, 18 June 2019

Gedling Borough Council is offering help to residents, affected by the floods last week, who need help removing damaged items from their gardens and properties.

A number of staff and crew will be on the two main roads were the damaged was caused, Bentwell Avenue and Bonington Drive in Arnold, on Wednesday 19 June from 9am to offer assistance. Several properties were damaged by the rainfall that occurred on Wednesday 12 causing large scale damage to gardens and severe flooding in a handful of properties.

Six large skips will be provided by the council as part of its responsibility to help support clear up operations after flooding incidents.

The council officers will help move large, heavy items that can be moved safely, assist with dismantling of garden sheds, remove broken glass and stack fence posts. All homeowners are advised to talk to their insurers before moving any items.

Deputy Leader of Gedling Borough Council, Councillor Michael Payne said

“A number of households have been affected by the floods and we want to do what we can to try and alleviate the task of getting their homes and gardens back to normal. We will be there from tomorrow morning to help lift heavy items, remove damaged goods and get the clear up started. We are doing everything we can to support the families dealing with this terrible situation and we are calling on any residents who want to offer their support to come along tomorrow morning and help out.”