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St Mary's C Of E Primary School school and homes in Rickmansworth hit by flooding
Homes and a school have been flooded in Rickmansworth following heavy rain last night.
St Mary's C Of E Primary School’s playground was affected as water overwhelmed the area around Stockers Farm Road and Harefield Road.
Harefield Road, Rickmansworth this morning.
Mandy Townsend, who lives near Stockers Farm Road, said: “People tried to get to the school but the school is flooded. It’s chaotic down here.
“There are three houses down here and it’s like there’s a river running through their property.”
Residents reported water flowing into the area off fields near Woodcock Hill Cemetery.
Three River District Council said a localised flooding alert had been issued for the area and advised residents that sandbags could be purchased from DIY stores.
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