Heavy rain over Easter in 1998 affected a large swathe of the country (have a look at the Met Office report ). Potterspury suffered the worst floods for a decade and Geoff Lucas recorded them in these photos.

Copyright Geoff Lucas


In 2007 heavy rain again dampened the village (and the rest of the country according to the Met Office). Despite the construction of a balancing pond when the houses at Oak View were constructed in 2005, the brook burst its banks again.

Copyright Jane Roberts


2 thoughts on “Flooding”

  1. As residents of Sanders Lane for over 17 years we totally agree with this. Although not always this dramatic, the brook, proposed access point and the fields beyond flood on numerous occasions every year.


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