Cause structural damage to your buildings. Basements and ground floor rooms are particularly at risk.
Saline flooding is more corrosive than fluvial flooding and will cause plaster to ‘bloom’ long after the wall has dried out. Lime plasters are also very susceptible to salt intrusion.
Keep a stock of temporary flood protection equipment e.g. sandbags, flood boards and airbrick covers,
The Environment Agency website includes information on temporary flood protection equipment, including sandbags, flood boards and airbrick covers, see
Kitemark flood protection products - BSI maintain a list of all manufacturers of flood protection products that have been tested and have achieved the Kitemark status.
The checklist guides you through a series of questions to help you assess your business’ preparedness and identify practical actions you can take. Go to Checklist
The most important things you can do to climate-proof your tourism business. Go to Top Tips
Forward-thinking businesses are already preparing for climate change. To find out how, read our case studies