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Thatcham road closed following sewer collapse

Closure likely to be in place for three weeks

John Herring

John Herring

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Burst water main leads to road closure

A collapsed sewer pipe has closed a road in Thatcham.

The pipe has collapsed in Park Lane between the Parkside Road and the Heath Lane/Floral Way roundabout.

West Berkshire Council has said the closure is believed to be in place from today until October 25. 

A diversion is in place via Floral Way, Harts Hill Road and vice versa. Access will be maintained for residents.

All enquiries should be directed to: Cappagh on 0208 947 4000 more detail about the closure can be found here.

A spokesman for Thames Water said: "Carrying out this work is essential to ensure the damaged sewer does not flood nearby properties and damage the environment. 

"We're sorry to anyone who will be impacted by the temporary road closure but it's necessary to ensure the work can be carried out safely." 

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