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Flooding in Frankwell - 1899

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This is image is copyright of Shrewsbury Museums. It shows flooding in Frankwell (the area around the boat yard and Theatre Severn) in 1899.  The chapel on the right is now part of the Theatre Severn which was built in 2009.

Make some comments on the impact that flood waters had on businesses in this area over time.

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A country lane in Melverley

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Make some comments about this picture in light of the forthcoming fieldtrip. How does it link to your objectives?

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Shrewsbury Boat Yard - An area which used to flood regularly

This boat yard regularly flooded before flood defences were put in place. The owners had to tie the boats to the railings to stop them from floating downstre...
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Environment Agency - Shrewsbury flood alleviation scheme

Information about the Shrewsbury flood alleviation scheme in Shropshire.
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Environment Agency using CCTV to manage flood risk on River Severn

"The Environment Agency is working in partnership with Shropshire Council to manage flood risk on the River Severn. Using CCTV, the Environment Agency is able..."

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Flood Markers in Shrewsbury

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The Environment Agency has put this plaque near to the river marking the level of the flood waters during different years. Despite being much lower than the 1946 flood, the 2002 flood was the most costly. Why do you think this is?

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Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury's New Entertainment Venue :: History

Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury's New Entertainment Venue :: History | Shrewsbury Fieldtrip UoC | Scoop.it

Click on the link to discover more about the Theatre Severn. Make some comments about why it was built, when it was built and think about the development in relation to flooding of the river.

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