Tuesday 16 October 2018, 9:30am – 11:30am

Old Low Light, North Shields

Business Safari’s are back!

North Tyneside Business Forum and the Environment Agency are inviting businesses to the Fish Quay in North Shields for a tour, an update on regeneration in the area and to provide information on how businesses can become more flood resilient.

There will also be an opportunity for networking and refreshments at the Old Low Light.

09:30 – 09:45 – Welcome – David Bavaird
09:45 – 10:00 – Fish Quay regen – David Bavaird
10:00 – 10:15 – Flooding and the fish quay (history and predicted issues) (Brief) – Andrew Burnett
Brief history of flooding issues on the quayside
10:15 – 10:45 Tour of the Fish Quay highlighting key flooding points – Andrew Burnett
Three key areas – highlighting flood limits and possible future schemes?
10:45 – 11:00 – refreshments
11:00 – 11:15 Business flood resilience – Taryn Al-mashgari
Understanding flood risk and the first steps to take
11:15 – 11:30 Flood and water safety – David Linsley/David Leach (Tyne and wear fire service)
Water safety – throw bags and your business

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