Pluvial Postcodes, a unit postcode risk database, represents the most detailed postcode-level surface water model currently available to the UK market. Split into five risk bands, the database enables insurers to see the ‘shades of grey’ in flood depth and severity as opposed to a standard, binary yes / no classification. This results in better managed risk, reduced losses and greater insurance pricing flexibility.
The database offers full UK urban & rural coverage and all outputs are extensively validated and sensitivity tested. Return periods are optimised for insurance use.
Benefits of Pluvial Postcodes to our clients in insurance include:
To find out more about Ambiental’s individual address level flood mapping / GIS product click here.
Ambiental's team of risk managers and hydrological modellers provide expert advice and data to reduce your exposure to flood risk. For further information please visit our Contact page or call Dr Justin Butler on +44 (0)1273 704441.
Are you a homeowner or buyer looking for flood maps of your area or the area you plan to buy in? If so, we recommend using our RiskCentral service. You can use it to run a free flood risk check on any property in the UK.
Or for just £19.95 you can download a detailed, property specific flood report which includes floodplain maps of your area or the area you plan to buy in.