Salisbury Flood Plan

The Salisbury Flood Plan has been established by the Salisbury Flood Working Group and is designed to provide a basic framework to ensure an effective approach to managing a major flood incident that may threaten the safety and welfare of the community, both residential and employment, property and livestock.

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The Plan covers major flood incidents in the City of Salisbury.


  • Identify the flooding risks to the community and act to mitigate them, where possible
  • Identify vulnerable properties in the community and develop plans to assist residents where possible
  • Identify resources in the community available to assist during an emergency.

The Flood Plan is intended principally to guide actions in the lead up to and during a flood.

This Flood Plan does not provide information to householders. In the event of a flooding Flood Wardens may distribute leaflets or offer advice on where householders can find out about what to do before, during and after a flood.

Click here to view the Salisbury City Council Flood Plan

Click here to read useful advice about flooding

Salisbury City Council are seeking Flood Wardens for the city, for more information click here


If your property is flooding or you are concerned it may do, ring the Environment Agency Incident Line : 0800 80 70 60 (24 hours)

Useful Links:

Sign up for flood warnings

National Flood Forum

Find out if you're at risk of flooding in England (EA)

Weather and Flood Risk Forecasts:

Met Office weather forecast for Salisbury

Met Office weather warnings

Flood Warnings for England

EA Five Day Flood Risk