Martock flooding update


Flooding. The raised Muchelney to Drayton road looking west - 5th January 2016Flooding. Langport from the raised Muchelney-Drayton road   5th January 2016Looking towards Muchelney Church from the Langport road 7th January 2016

Martock flooding update

Situation within the Parish of Martock

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

  Neighbouring Areas

  • Muchelney- Langport:  open
  • Muchelney - Drayton: open
  • Muchelney - Thorney and 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:  open 
  • 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.  

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

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

For further information from BBC travel news for Somerset please click here.

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.

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

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

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.


Local Flooding Map


Western Power Distribution - advice during flooding


Somerset flood guide


Emergency action checklist