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.
Check options for improved site drainage (e.g. sustainable drainage systems (SUDs), permeable surfaces)
Further information about SUDs, including planning guidance and technical advice can be found on the Environment Agency website
The National Flood Forum Blue Pages is a directory of builders, suppliers and other service providers who install or provide information on flood protection and resilience products.
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