Riverside Strood flood defences (2016)

Strood Riverside site is located on the northern bank of the river Medway and is bounded to the north and west by the London Victoria railway embankment, forming a flood compartment.

New precast concrete coping units were installed and associated repair work was undertaken upgrade the existing standard of protection.

New double leaf swing floodgates and a drop timber floodgate were installed to seal gaps behind the river wall.

The works comprised the following:

  • Installation of approximately 50m of precast concrete coping units
  • Installation of new double leaf swing floodgate
  • Installation of drop timber floodgate
  • Repair work to river wall brickwork
  • Repair to access steps and grouting
  • Installation of small section of earth bund
  • Installation of wire mesh fencing