The new SuDS Manual is out!

The UK’s most comprehensive SuDS guidance has been released to support uptake, manage floods and create better places and spaces.As the UK moves into winter, potentially a time of greater flood risk as seen during the 2013-2014 winter, CIRIA has launched the most comprehensive industry SuDS guidance available in the UK. This guidance focuses on […]

SuDs- Let’s Get Nibbling

As partners of Susdrain, Richard Allitt Associates is always interested in new ways of spreading the message about sustainable drainage. So we are pleased to share with you this really informative video from Illman Young Landscape Design Limited. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TSfkZHlIYI The video outlines how everyone affected by flooding has a role to play in addressing the problem,[…..]

SuDS, Sustainable Drainage, new build, planning, urban drainage

SuDS – What’s stopping progress?

SuDS – What’s stopping progress? Following the ministerial statement[1] in December 2014 progress for SuDS is seemingly now even less clear and appears even more difficult to deliver. Prior to the statement, Local Lead Flood Authorities (LLFAs) were gearing up for implementation of Schedule 3 of the Flood & Water Management Act but this has now[…..]