Flooding and Community Safety

The centre of Tadcaster is prone to flooding from the River Wharfe, and has good defences. Even so, flooding has been seen in the town several times in recent years, with the road bridge being closed and the town cut in two in September 2012. The Flood Action Group was set up to help those in the town centre, mainly businesses, to act proactively and defend their properties and businesses better. You can find our more about what they are doing, and some useful advice, from their web page.

Tadcaster is covered by the Selby District Community Safety Partnership, which deals mainly with issues related to crime and making our neighbourhoods safer places. Their website gives information about what they are and what they do.

Selby District Safer Neighbourhood Team is now on Facebook, where you will find up-to-date and useful information.

Fire Cover for Tadcaster Following Damage to the Bridge

See the attached letter from North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service.