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Nov 22 2012

North East Flooding Update – Stockton

FLOODING INFORMATION FROM STOCKTON BOROUGH COUNCIL – UPDATE 1

Schools

Holy Rosary Primary School in Billingham, closed at 2pm (Monday 26 November). It will re-open tomorrow (Tuesday 27 November). All school closures Stockton Council is notified about will appear at www.stockton.gov.uk/schools

Road/travel update

Bishopton Road is closed due to flooding at Brown’s Bridge.

Green Lane, near Conyers School , is currently closed. Stockton Council on site with clearing equipment.

Surbiton Road now passable with care.

New Road is closed and a diversion is in place.

A19 is currently shut in both directions at Hutton Henry with traffic being diverted along A1086 Coast Road .

Harrowgate Lane is passable but the water level is rising.

Wolviston Back Lane at Cowpen Bewley is currently closed.

The A19 Northbound off-slip road to the A139 is currently closed while water is pumped away from the A139 roundabout.

The Environment Agency provides a 24 hour Flood Helpline and updates can be found at www.environment-agency.gov.uk.

Public warning

In certain parts of Stockton Borough, such as the Hartburn, Oxbridge and Billingham Bank, there are areas of flood water.

Members of the public are urged to take notice of all warning signs and barriers and should not attempt to move them.

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