IN PICTURES: Burgess Hill homes and gardens flooded

Homes and gardens were flooded in Freeks Lane and Dumbrills Close in Burgess Hill on Monday evening (June 28).

Friday, 2nd July 2021, 1:14 pm
Freeks Lane residents look at the aftermath of the flood.

Burgess Hill Mayor and Green Party councillor (Leylands ward) Anne Eves described it as ‘the worst flood in at least ten years’.

With the permission of the residents, she sent us a selection of photographs that show the flood and its aftermath.

Read the full story here.

Freeks Lane residents outside after the flood.
A Freeks Lane resident nails some protection to a fence.
The clean-up effort begins in Freeks Lane.
A flooded home in Dumbrills Close having water pumped out.
Councillor Simon Hicks (Leylands) watches Eddie Holland's video of the flooding.
An air brick after the rain, showing that water had gone under a house.
Flooding around the Freeks Lane home of Lisa Icome.
Flooding around the Freeks Lane home of Lisa Icome
Flooding around the Freeks Lane home of Lisa Icome.
Flooding around the Freeks Lane home of Lisa Icome.
Rain lashing down in Freeks Lane. Picture by Lisa Icome.
Anne Eves, Leylands ward councillor and mayor of Burgess Hill, with some of the Freeks Lane residents.