Are property owners prepared for the impacts of climate change on flooding in the UK?
UK coastal flooding has been regarded as the second-highest risk of civil emergency after pandemic influenza, with an estimated £150 billion of assets at risk. What does this mean for property owners, ask Ian Paton, Head of Oxford PBC, and Ed Yeates, Project Engineer at Cluttons .
Ian specialises in defect analysis, condition surveys, maintenance schedules, design, contract administration and project management for educational sector clients. His team provide exemplary service lines to meet specific client requirements. With over 25 years’ experience in the UK building and construction industry, his key skills include defect analysis, condition surveys, design, tendering, contract administration, principal designer under CDM, cost management and project management for educational sector clients. He also carries out pre-acquisition building surveys and flood risk assessments.
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