Documents on this page relate to the Community Flood Plan completed in the spring of 2014 and most recently reviewed in August 2017.

In brief, if a flood is happening now or is believed to be imminent, call Northumberland County Council (24 hours) on 0345 600 6400.

If there is a risk to life, notify the police by dialling 999.

A list of local volunteers/flood wardens who can be contacted in the event of a flood is shown below.




Lead Flood Warden

Mike Parker

4 South Parade


NE43 7HN

01661 843887

07973 763 248

Flood Warden

Peter Armstrong

Glenisla, Mount View Terrace


NE43 7HL


07768 181476


Click on the following links for further information.

Community Flood Plan

Advice on how to minimise the risk of flooding:

Find out if you are in a flood risk zone.     Prepare for flooding (Government website). National flood forum

 Help with property protection products:

Example images (labelled by approximate centre of map) which are available on the flood warning information service (see 'find out if you are in a flood risk zone' above) showing flood risk from


Burnside yard    Brumwell Court   Guessburn   Tennis Club   Ridley Mill

Surface water:

Burnside yard    Mount View Terrace    Ridley Mill  Meadowfield Road   Tynedale Gardens     Crabtree Road