Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The Stockport Council Annual Flood Resilience
Plan was produced to explain our strategies and set out proposals
to assist. It described the various roles and responsibilities of
the Council with regard to flooding and flood resilience including
its roles as the Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA), Highway
Authority and landowner both of greenspace and working with
Stockport Homes its significant housing assets. The work in this
area supports the council’s overall approach to climate
change via Stockport CAN strategy. This report is the second annual
report providing an update on activities since April 2021.
The report also provides a response to the Council Motion in July 2022 on highway blocked drains, grids and gullies.
The Cabinet has considered a reporting setting out proposals for the Stockport Council Annual Flood Resilience Plan and describing the various roles and responsibilities of the Council with regard to flooding and flood resilience including its roles as the Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA), Highway Authority and landowner both of greenspace and, working with Stockport Homes, its significant housing assets.
The Cabinet has then noted and endorsed the progress and the proposed future works in the report.
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: The environmental impact of flooding improvements is addressed in the planning of projects, but projects should also aim to improve water quality, and biodiversity as well as reducing the negative impact of flooding on the population. The Local Flood Risk Management Strategy has been subject to equalities considerations and the specific schemes will consider equalities impacts as they are brought forward. The aim is to reduce the negative impact of flooding on all residents and visitors and that this be done to reflect their specific needs
Decision Reference: CAB409
Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None.
Other reasons / organisations consulted
A consultation took place with the local
residents and parents to advise on the project and its
Contact: Mark Glynn, Director of Place Management Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 0161-474-3700.
Report author: Emily Brough
Publication date: 03/10/2022
Date of decision: 28/09/2022
Decided at meeting: 28/09/2022 - Cabinet
Effective from: 08/10/2022