PICTURED: Thatto Heath family’s flash flood misery

Kimberley Avenue under water
Kimberley Avenue under water

These pictures show the extent of the damage suffered by one Thatto Heath family during the recent flash floods.

Jonathon Wright took photographs of Kimberley Avenue under a deluge of water.

However, the dad blamed blocked drains for exacerbating the problem.

He said: “Still received no help from neither United Utilities who said it was caused by a blockage in there drains or Helena Housing who said it’s up to United Utilities to sort out even though we have a deaf two-year-old in the house where raw sewage has been.”

Council cabinet member Seve Gomez-Aspron took to Twitter last week to insist the flash flooding was not made worse by block drains but by the downpours experienced across the borough in recent days.

Damage from flash floods

Damage from flash floods