Flood risk reduction on the River Len, Kent

The River Len is a small and heavily urbanised tributary of the River Medway in Maidstone. In autumn 2000 the Len had flooded commercial and residential property in Maidstone town centre. In 2002 the acquisition of 2.5 hectares of the River Len corridor was negotiated by Maidstone Council as environmental mitigation for a new supermarket…