Keep Campbeltown dry drop-in event

Published Date: 

19 Jan 2018 - 13:31

Argyll and Bute Council is continuing work to identify an effective flood protection measures for Campbeltown and is holding a second drop-in event for members of the public.

The council, in partnership with flood prevention experts AECOM, is urging local residents to have their say on the shortlist of potential defence solutions, aimed at reducing the flood risks in the town.

A second public consultation drop-in event takes place on Thursday, 1 February 2018 in Campbeltown Town Hall between 4pm and 9pm. At 7pm there will be a presentation of the shortlist of potential flood defence options which will be followed by a short informal discussion.

Councillor Roddy McCuish, Argyll and Bute Council’s Policy Lead for Roads and Amenity Services, thanked those who attended the first event and gave their views and experiences of being affected by flooding.

Councillor McCuish added:

“We have gained valuable insight into what flooding means for the people of Campbeltown, and are committed to further exploring practical, long-term and cost effective options to provide protection from flooding.

“I would encourage as many local people as possible to attend our second public consultation and give their views to help us formulate our plans.”