Flood Damage Costs - 2015
Welcome to the
Windermere & Bowness Chamber of Trade page helping those who have
suffered damage from the recent flooding.
The recent flooding in Cumbria has
caused no end of upheaval and distress to businesses and residents
The cost of repairing a 3 bed house after floods is on
average about £30,000 the cost of additional flood proofing could be
For those likely to be in a flood risk area it may be
worthwhile considering to reduce any future problems but it is not known
if this will help to reduce premiums or help obtain insurance in the
'Clear & Impartial
Guide to Flooding.'
The Lake District National Park
Authority have a webpage detailing the 'Rights
of Way' that are open and those that are temporarily closed.
The Federation for Small Business
(FSB) have provided a guide
20 'claims tips' for small businesses effected by the flooding.
Applications for grants are now being encouraged to help Cumbrian
businesses impacted by Storm Desmond.
Funding has been secured from central government and is being
administered through the Cumbria Growth Hub.
of up to £10,000 are available and will be fast-tracked to help
businesses get up and running as soon as possible.
more details, the application form and guidelines please go to
Hub Advisors are able to assist in the completion of the application,
you can contact them on 0844 257 8450.
South Lakeland District Council
South Lakeland District Council have provided useful information
regarding the flooding.
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