North Yorkshire flooding update

26 November 2012

Updated 26 Nov 12 at 13:27

Yafforth to Danby Wiske – closed

Kirby Wiske – flooding

York Bridge (ella bridge) Tollerton – closed

skeeby – flooding

Newton Le Willows – flooding

Thornton Le Street passable with care

Brompton on Swale passable with care

East to West cowton – flooding

Gilling West – flooding

Great Smeaton passable with care

Springwell House claxton passable with care

Oak Grove Northallerton – flooding

Moulton to North Cowton – closed

A684 Brompton passable with care

East road Northallerton – flooding

Dalton Bridge dalton – flooding

A6136 catterick garrison – flooding closed

Kneeton lane Middleton tyas passable with care

A684 between brompton and ellerbeck

A167 and B1333 and east road avoid if possible

Yhe lodge Skutterskelfe passable with care

Water end brompton – flooding

A1 nb Marne Barracks for approx 1 hr – flooding

Low burton to Masham – flooding

Masham to Newton le Willows through thirn – flooding

A19sb between 172 and 684 1 lane closed


There are 10 flood alerts across North Yorkshire and the City of York.

The main affected areas are:

  • River Ouse and the River Foss in York
  • River Tutt at Boroughbridge
  • River Swale at Myton-on-Swale
  • River Wiske at Kirby Wiske
  • Willow Beck at Northallerton

There is also a flood alert for the River Leven.


Selby District

There is flooding in the Selby area, however the A19 at Chapel Haddlesey and the B1222 at Cawood Bridge are open as normal.

There is localised flooding in Saxton but the roads are passable with care.

The roads in and around Appleton Roebuck also remain open despite some standing water.


The following roads are closed: Huntington Road at Iron Bridge, Terry Avenue off Clementhorpe, King Street and Cumberland Street, Queens Staith and Skeldergate.

Roads in Bishopthorpe, Askham Bryan, Askham Richard, Naburn and Copmanthorpe are passable with care.

The trunk in and around York are unaffected at this time.

The road between Tollerton and Shipton is impassable.

Scarborough and Ryedale

The following roads are closed: Scalby Road near the hospital, the Coastal Road is flooded southbound. Buttercrambe and back road to Stamford Bridge closed

Back roads to Salton and Brawby are passable only with a 4×4.

The A64 at East Knapton is flooded but passable with care.

There are no road closures in Whitby.

Hambleton and Richmondshire

There is heavy flooding on the A19 southbound carriageway at Knayton near Thirsk which has forced the closure of lane 1.

The A64 at Brompton is flooded but is passable with care at Constable Burton.

The B6274 at Gilling West towards the A66 is closed.

Dalton village is flooded but passable with care.

Dayton village is closed.

The A684 at Brompton on Swale is flooded but passable with care.

Harrogate and Ripon

The road between Bishop Monkton and Roecliffe is passable with care.

The B6161 at Leathley is flooded.

The road between Bishop Monkton and Ripon is passable with care.


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