Policy paper

Lewisham and Catford flood alleviation scheme

How the Environment Agency is working to reduce the risk of flooding in the Lewisham and Catford area.

This publication was withdrawn on

Our plans for managing flood risk in Lewisham are under review while we evaluate alternative options. We remain committed to reducing the risk of flooding in Lewisham and will consult publicly on our revised plans in due course.



This document explains the plans to manage flood risk within the floodplains of the River Ravensbourne and Honor Oak Stream.

Published 24 June 2014
Last updated 3 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. Contact email address updated 03/01/18
  2. Update to data 20 December 2017.
  3. Updated information on the scheme.
  4. Dates for drop-in session have been corrected.
  5. First published.