Lewes Flood 10 Years On

It's ten years since the devestating floods in Lewes and Uckfield.

 

After three days of heavy rain, the Rivers Ouse and Uck burst their banks around lunchtime on Oct 12th - In Lewes alone, more than 800 buildings were affected and 503 vehicles damaged with a total clear up bill of Eighty Eight million pounds.

The town was cut in half for three days and over a thousand people had to leave their homes

Heart's been talking to two local business owners about their memories of the day

Bill Collinson from 'Bill's Cafe and Produce Shop

Miles Jenner is Head Brewer at Harveys

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