This page is intended to provide the latest information available to the Parish Council regarding the threat of flooding in Purley on Thames.  We aim to update it as quickly as possible, but the latest position is always available by clicking on the Environment Agency links given below.

If you are affected by flooding in Purley we recommend that you bookmark this page for easy future reference.   


Latest News

Details of Current Flood Alleviation Works being carried out by Environment Agency in Purley on Thames

The notice board outside the shop on Colyton Way will now be updated DAILY with any changes to Flood Status.  The three statuses reported are:

  • No Imminent Risk
  • Flood Alert
  • Flood Warning

Advice as to what steps should be taken for each level of warning is included on the notice board.


Flood warden info 2019 – contact

Flood warden info 2019 – cascade system

Flood Wardens Role 2015

Flood Warden Letter 2015

Flood Supplementary Contact List 2015

Purley Flood Defence Group

WBC Flooding Information Booklet (large document, takes time to download)

Local Flood Guidance Leaflet

Link to webpage for river levels at Mapledurham Lock

A local resident has published river level information on his own website.   Residents of Purley may find this helpful so we have provided this link.  The Parish Council accepts no liability for the accuracy or relevance of the information.

Flood Notification Letter

List of potential suppliers of flood prevention equipment.  Please note that the Parish Council makes no recommendation as to the adequacy or otherwise of equipment  offered.  You need to satisfy yourself that the products will meet your requirements.