A severe flood warning has this afternoon been issued for the Wharfage at Ironbridge. A peak of 6.7m to 7.0 is expected on Tuesday evening.
The Environment Agency has advised that there is the potential for an overtop of the flood barriers on the Wharfage in the early hours of Tuesday morning, at approximately 6am.
Residents behind the barriers on the Wharfage are being visited by police and the council to advise them to leave their properties this evening and take up the offer of hotel accommodation or stay with family and friends.
Anyone concerned about the impact of the flooding in the Gorge, should contact Telford & Wrekin Council.
Rest centre facilities are open 24/7 at The Tontine Hotel for anyone who needs them. If you have a query or concern about flooding, please call our contact centre on 01952 384000 (which is open until 9pm tonight). In the event of an emergency, call 999.
There are road closures on The Wharfage, Buildwas Rd and Ferry Rd.
A shuttle bus is operating between the Park & Ride and the Museum of the Gorge car park.
Car Park Closures
The Wharfage and Dale End car parks are closed.
Ironbridge Park & Ride site is open for anyone who needs to use it.
Arriva services will use the hairpin until further notice.
Coalbrookdale primary school will be closed today.
This page will be updated throughout today with the latest information.
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