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Rochdale (Greater Manchester)
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Addressing flood impacts in the housing sector

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Mercure Manchester Norton Grange Hotel & Spa



09:30 - 14:00 BST


A workshop on the links between flooding, housing and disadvantage.

Adrian Lythgo - Chair of North West Regional Flood and Coast Committee, & Mark Robinson, Director of Economy and Places, Rochdale Borough Council, invite you to a discussion on the findings of the Rochdale Flood Poverty Project and discuss the cross sectoral measures being piloted to address the issues raised.

Who should participate?

The workshop will be of particular interest to local authority directors, housing officers, Lead Local Flood Authorities and climate change teams. It will also be relevant to policy makers in housing, flooding, insurance and climate change.


1. The Flood Poverty Project - what we did, why, how and where.

2. Perspectives on Flood Poverty - a series of 10 minute short presentations from stakeholders illustrating what it means to them and how they are supporting communities/ customers/ tenants:

· Housing Manager

· The Landlord

· Voluntary sector

· Insurance Broker

3. Round table discussions - picking up issues raised with a panel of speakers.

4. The FCRIP-funded Resilient Roch Project - a chance to test and demonstrate new approaches and embed in stakeholders, business as usual, etc.

5. Questions and answers

Lunch will be provided following the Q&A session

Please let us know when booking of any dietary or accessibility requirements.


flood-and-housing-workshop-invitation.pdf 0.2 MB, PDF, English

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