Flooding causes chaos in Aylesbury over the weekend

Closed roads, surface water, damage to houses and deep floods causes problems all across Aylesbury Vale over the weekend.

Monday, 5th October 2020, 11:03 am
Updated Monday, 5th October 2020, 11:04 am
Flooding at Vale Park

Bin collections have been delayed today after the Buckinghamshire Council's refuge department on Pembroke Road.

Buses in Bucks tweeted this morning: "Due to flooding over the weekend, some roads may still be closed and buses subject to diversion and delay this morning, particularly in Aylesbury Vale. Please check with your bus company before travelling."

The following roads are still unusable this morning:

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Lower Road, Stoke Mandeville - Alternative via Wendover Road A413 Winslow Road,

Granborough Penn Road, Aylesbury local diversion only

Haddenham Road, Bishopstone near the garden centre closed only

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Sylvia Stungo, who lives just opposite Vale Park says that her Victorian Terrace House had a power failure since Saturday because of flooding underneath her house.

Andrew Matthews, from Southcourt said there was extensive flooding on Sunday morning, which appeared to be spill over from the Grand Union into California brook.

The Canal basin at the Grand Union Canal also nearly overflowed with water yesterday.

The Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust had to help tenants on Penn Road, after huge floods in the area.

Bucks and MK Fire said they responded to incidents all over Bucks, including:

Aston Clinton Aylesbury Bishopstone Bletchley Botolph Claydon* Farnham Common* Fulmer* Great Brickhill Seer Green* Slapton Stoke Mandeville Stone* The Lee* Wendover Weston Turville Wooburn Green.