Flooding in London

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


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


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.