Markings on Trent Bridge showing the extent of past flooding in Nottingham

Markings on Trent Bridge showing the extent of past flooding in Nottingham
Markings on Trent Bridge showing the extent of past flooding in Nottingham Credit: ITV Central

Nottingham's new flood defence opened today.

The £45 million defence stretches nearly 17 miles along the River Trent, from Sawley to Colwick.

More details can be found here.

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UK's Biggest Flood Defences

The country's longest ever flood defences are opening in Nottingham. The forty-five million pound project protects sixteen thousand homes and businesses along 16 miles of the River Trent.