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Hereward Way .. did it flood in 2000?

On 7 Jul 2010 at 5:18pm Earlgreylady wrote:
Hi everyone,
Yet another soggy flood-related question!!! ... I know Orchard Road flooded quite badly in 2000. Did Hereward Way (the next one up) escape???
On 7 Jul 2010 at 5:42pm The Boy wrote:
I lived in Spences Lane at the time. I remember there being a man hole cover where Hereward Way meets Spences Lane. As you come down the Hill I think its on the left in the road. The water came up to this cover. Out side Gibson court in Spences lane there is a brick dustbin enclosure. The water was over the top of the brick work.
I know this because when I was rescued by the life boat crew from the top floor of Gibson Court they went over the top and punctured the dingy.
On 7 Jul 2010 at 5:58pm Earlgreylady wrote:
Thanks so much for yr reply .. it's hard to imagine how terrible it must have been, having only moved here in the last few years.
Do I gather then, that the houses on the upper side of Hereward Way wouldn't have been flooded?
On 7 Jul 2010 at 6:46pm LTLR wrote:
Earlgreylady, Hereward Way did not flood in 2000, so if you are looking to buy the house at the bottom end of Hereward Way you will be fine.
On 7 Jul 2010 at 7:03pm Earlgreylady wrote:
Thanks LTLR .. that's great.

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