The Environment Agency has predicted a significant rise in water levels coming down the River Severn in the next 48 hours.
It is therefore swiftly making preparations for the flood barriers to be deployed at 9pm tonight.
Police cones will be deployed on the Wharfage as soon as possible to enable the bungs to be put in the gulleys.
The Wharfage will be closed to traffic from 8pm.
More top news
Staying cloudy with further rain in the north.
Wet for most with strong coastal winds and feeling cool.
The building in question, Cygnet Wharf development, is currently being constructed.