£3m flood defence work in Market Weighton complete

Work on a £3million flood defence project in Market Weighton has been completed.

The work at Mill Beck, upstream of the town centre, has reinforced safety in the area known as Monkey Run, a disused railway embankment which stores water during heavy rainfall.

The flood defence at Mill Beck

The flood defence at Mill Beck

The Environment Agency scheme got underway in February last year and has taken almost a year to complete.

See tomorrow’s Pocklington Post (23 January) for the full story.