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Emergency Response

Emergency response requires prompt action and deployment of the right equipment to ensure that safety and delivery of the project is achieved.  The company has been involved with emergency response on embankment landslips, on highways and railways together with clearance works in flood waters and potential dam failures.

By building long term relationships with suppliers and the dedication and loyalty of our employees we are able to offer a fast response to critical incidents.

Please do call us to discuss your individual requirements or you may also like to review our case studies and project list of recent work below.

Recent Projects:

  • Highbrooms landslip and emergency rail embankment repairs, Kent
  • Newington landslip and emergency rail embankment repairs, Kent
  • Ham Bridge, clearance of debris from floodwater, Worcestershire
  • Scragg Oak landslip and emergency embankment repairs, Sussex
  • Timberland Delph, Lincolnshire, emergency dyke breach repairs
  • Wainfleet, emergency bank repairs following flood breach 
  • New Mills Bridge, clearance of debris from floodwater, Worcestershire
  • Chipping Sodbury Landslip, Rail embankment re-profiling and drainage
  • Wadhurst & Whatlington Landslip and failure of embankment and reconstruction works, Sussex
  • Worcester Bridge, clearance of debris from floodwater
  • Wrest Park, Repair of outflow structure
  • Ulley Reservoir, Dam spillway reconstruction


Case Studies - Emergency Response

  • Worcester Bridge Emergency Response >

    After record river levels, debris washed down the River Severn was threatening Worcester's historic bridge and also to cause further flooding of the city.  WM Plant was a crucial part of the team to respond to the emergency. Read More
  • Wadhurst and Whatlington Rail Emergency Response >

    Trains on a crucial line linking the East Sussex coast, Kent and London were disrupted following landslides.  Just as Network Rail had expected the line to reopen, further bad weather caused further landslips and movement observed on the embankment where the repairs were still taking place. Read More
  • Ulley Dam Spillway Wall Failure >

    Danger arose following the failure of masonry walls in one of the original dam spillways following a 1 in 200 year flood event. Read More
  • Flood Emergency Response Timberland Delph >

    Stemming 40 foot breach in Timberland Delph caused by heavy rainfall which flooded some 200 acres of land and threatened nearby properties. Read More
  • Newington Rail Landslip, Emergency Response >

    Following a landslip adjacent to the South Eastern rail line in Kent, WM Plant Hire were called in to assist with emergency repairs. Read More
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