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Specialist Flood Risk Services

FCI have partnered with JBA to provide a range of affordable flood risk solutions to provide peace of mind and assist with buying decisions where flood risk is disclosed in an environmental search.

Quick Facts

Report Review - £99
  • Providing peace of mind + confidence on next steps

Desktop Review -
£450* / £500
  • Comprehensive analysis of flood data

On-Site Assessment -
£500+ / £950~ / £1,000
  • Site visit + analysis of site + ground conditions

Property Resilience Study - £POA
  • Practical advice to reduce flood risk or flood damage

Detailed Assessment -
  • On-site analysis + bespoke modelling (suitable for larger properties + planning applications)

All prices exclude VAT and are for sites up to 10 hectares in size. Pricing for larger sites is available on request.

*With Report Review
+With Desktop Review
~With Report Review


Our Specialist Flood Risk Services are provided by our trusted partner, JBA, combining the best available desktop flood risk information from FCI with specialist flood consultancy from the nation’s leading flood risk experts.

Tailored to a range of different circumstances, the services provide an affordable next-step solution for purchasers or owners of residential or commercial properties. Where a ‘further action’ for flood has been identified, this offers peace of mind, assists with buying decisions, and facilitates the property transaction.

Key Benefits

  • The services have the potential to significantly lower, or identify minimal flood risk in 40% of cases.

  • Consistent with the Law Society guidance in providing a range of affordable flood risk consultancy services

  • Helps conveyancers to comply with good practice and oversight requirements for handling identified flood risk

  • Advice as to whether or not to advance to property resilience measures

  • Supports government and insurance industry thinking on measures to be taken by homeowners to address flood risk on the expiry of Flood Re


Report Review
An affordable and accessible flood risk review, combining desktop analysis and expert advice from JBA’s dedicated flood specialists in order to verify the property’s flood risk or confirm the next steps

Desktop Review
A detailed analysis of readily available flood risk data, including JBA, Environment Agency, Local Authority, digital terrain models and publicly available planning records and preliminary flood risk assessments.

On-Site Assessment
Identifies flood mechanisms, flow paths, buildings and structures and local ground conditions that may impact flooding at the property to further validate the actual flood risk on site.

Property Resilience Study
Giving practical and impartial advice on appropriate measures for reducing the consequences of flooding or damage caused to a property in the event of flooding.

Detailed Assessment
Ideally suited to larger properties (>0.25 hectares), development sites for planning purposes or where in-depth investigation is required.

About JBA

A leader and recognised expert in the field of flood risk management, JBA is a supplier of flood risk information to over 85% of insurers, major mortgage lenders, and large valuation companies and additionally to flood risk management authorities across the UK and internationally.

How To Order
The full suite of Specialist Flood Risk Services is available to order via CLS at www.clsl.co.uk or 01732 753 910.


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