£21m flood defence scheme completes
A £21 million flood defence scheme to better protect hundreds of businesses in Sheffield’s Lower Don Valley has will open today.
The Lower Don Valley area is second only to the city centre for economic importance to Sheffield. The new flood alleviation scheme will benefit more than 500 businesses and safeguard around 5,000 jobs, key roads in and out of the city and homes along a five mile stretch of the River Don.
New ‘hard defences’ have been installed along an 8km stretch of the river to raise flood defence levels comp... For the full story register now for free or login below...