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City street strewn with rubble as hole is smashed through flint wall

PUBLISHED: 12:24 10 September 2020 | UPDATED: 08:23 11 September 2020

A hole broken through a wall on Southgate Lane has left the street strewn with rubble. Picture: David Hannant

A hole broken through a wall on Southgate Lane has left the street strewn with rubble. Picture: David Hannant

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A city street is today strewn with rubble after a hole was smashed through a flint wall.

A hole broken through a wall on Southgate Lane has left the street strewn with rubble. Picture: David HannantA hole broken through a wall on Southgate Lane has left the street strewn with rubble. Picture: David Hannant

The pavement of Southgate Lane in Norwich is currently covered in bricks and stone, with the rear of a van poking through a hole in the wall.

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It remains to be seen how the hole itself was made, however, with the van itself appearing to have limited damage.

The incident has left a large hole, with small amounts of rubble also resting on the rear bumper of the Citroen van.

A hole broken through a wall on Southgate Lane has left the street strewn with rubble. Picture: David HannantA hole broken through a wall on Southgate Lane has left the street strewn with rubble. Picture: David Hannant

A spokesman for Norfolk Constabulary was unable to trace any record of the incident being reported to the police.

A Norfolk County Council spokesperson, said: “Our priority is to keep the highway safe, so we will put up barriers as needed until repairs can be carried out by the owner of the wall.”


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