Martock flooding update

7th February 2016 The River Yeo, Long Load Bridge7th February 2016 Gawbridge. Broken down Mercedes. New engine required7th February 2016. River Parrett from Gawbridge

Martock flooding update as at 0900 Wednesday 30th February 2016

Situation within the Parish of Martock

  • Stoke Road  open 
  • Parrett Works to South Petherton road: open
  • Martock to Parrett Works: open
  • Coat to Gawbridge: open  

  Neighbouring Areas

  • Muchelney- Langport: open some minor flooding
  • Muchelney - Drayton: open
  • Muchelney - Thorney: open
  • Muchelney to Long Load: open
  • Thorney: River Parrett bridge: open
  • Gawbridge to East Lambrooke: open 
  • Gawbridge to Kingsbury Episcopi: open
  • Higher Burrow to Hambridge: open
  • Southay to Stembridge: closed roadworks
  • Southay to Kingsbury Episcopi: open
  • Long Load:  Church Lane leading to Wetmoor Lane: open
  • Long Load to Long Sutton: open

An Ordnance Survey map showing, which local roads are currently flooded or closed can be downloaded below.(Map removed as no major flooding issues).   

For BBC local weather click on: 

For a Somerset-wide flooding overview provided by Somerset County Council click here.

For advice on electrical safety during flooding see Western Power Distribution below. 

For BBC travel news for Somerset click here.

Environment Agency flood alerts and advice. Depending on where you live you may be able to register your home with the Environment Agency for free telephone, text or email flood warnings. Please click here to view flood details and sign up procedures.

For up-to-date flooding information call the Floodline on 0845 988 1188.

If you need sandbags, phone South Somerset District Council on 01935 462462.

The Martock Emergency Plan, which can be found at the bottom of this page, includes specific procedures for dealing with flood awareness, risk mitigation and safety issues. The documents below also provide some useful guidance and advice.




Western Power Distribution - advice during flooding

Somerset flood guide

Emergency action checklist