Edwards wrote:It is easy to forget about those flooded in other countries as they do not feature on our news. I can only give my best wishes to them as well.
A few years ago we were in Shrewsbury and the newer houses near the Severn had been built to allow the ground floor to flood. The residents lived in the 2 floors above.
It is not possible for the older houses to be jacked up. Especially those with real stone walls that were built a long time ago.
A terraced house would be even worse especially mid terrace.
You *can* juack up virtually any house. It just might be cheaper to knock it down and build again: