Lendal Tower

Flood barrier defences

Value: £250,000

Anti-flood preservation works adhering to strict English Heritage and York Archaeological Trust conditions on a Scheduled Ancient Monument originally built in 1300AD. Expert diving teams used to remove an existing freshwater inlet from the River Ouse. Cellars tanked + mass filled with lean design mix concrete to allow archaeologists future access. Flood barriers fitted to Lendal Bridge and Dame Judi Dench Walk + safeguarding sited on reinforced concrete foundations, designed to withstand flood water loadings.



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