Flooding in London

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-02-26
Session date: 
February 26, 2014
Reference: 
2014/1155
Question By: 
Murad Qureshi
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Do you know how many homes in greater London have been affected by the recent floods?

Answer

Answer for Flooding in London

Answer for Flooding in London

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Across London, and since 5 December 2013, there are 306 properties reported as being directly affected and 26 properties reported as being affected by sewage. There are a number of boroughs reporting that they are still investigating reports of flooding - in which case the numbers may rise.

The details are as follows:

•              Bexley: 250 reports of flooding being investigated, 23 confirmed as infiltrated the building

•              Bromley: 7 properties currently flooded

•              Croydon: 19 properties affected by flooding, 13 directly affected

•              Greenwich: 23 properties directly affected

•              Hillingdon: 200 properties directly affected

•              Hounslow: 26 properties affected by sewage

•              Kingston: 12 properties directly affected

•              Lewisham; 1 basement flooded             

•              Waltham Forest: approximately 20 properties affected

•              Wandsworth: 1 property affected.