Monks Wood, North Shields Surface Attenuation

We are working with the community to explore opportunities to reduce the risk of flooding by removing surface water from our network, using sustainable methods where possible. We are bringing this Rainwise project to Monks Wood in North Shields. Northumbrian water plan to install new Sewers to provide highlevel relief to the existing network entering Monks Wood, transferring high flow to an adjacent combined sewer on Beach Road. We may install a new sewer and SuDS basins to divert surface water to free up capacity in the combined sewer on Beach Road. The surface water will be attenuated, then discharged into the highway drainage network, which will allow the augmentation of the existing flood alleviation scheme.

Update by Christine Taylor

Good afternoon,

Over the last week residents in the area, will have recieved the letter from Northumbrian Water advising of the upcoming project, please find a copy of the letter here.

My colleague Tony Birkett and I have been in the area and will continue to speak to customers regarding our work over the next few weeks.  I have also attached plans, showing the artist impression of how the area will look once our work is completed. These can be viewed here and here.

Please feel free to contact me via the portal or on 03457171100 to discuss further.

Thank you


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